nähdä metsä puilta

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nähdä (to see) + metsä (forest) + puilta (from the trees)

Phrase[edit]

nähdä metsä puilta

  1. (idiomatic) to see the forest for the trees (to discern an overall pattern from a mass of detail; to see the big picture, or the broader, more general situation)