一手交钱,一手交货

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 一手交錢,一手交貨

Etymology[edit]

Literally: hand over the money with one hand, get the goods with the other hand

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yīshǒu jiāo qián, yīshǒu jiāo huò [Phonetic: shǒu jiāo qián, shǒu jiāo huò]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄕㄡˇ ㄐㄧㄠ ㄑㄧㄢˊ , ㄧ ㄕㄡˇ ㄐㄧㄠ ㄏㄨㄛˋ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻⁵¹ ʂoʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡ɕi̯ɑʊ̯⁵⁵ t͡ɕʰi̯ɛn³⁵ i⁵⁵⁻⁵¹ ʂoʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡ɕi̯ɑʊ̯⁵⁵ xu̯ɔ⁵¹/

Idiom[edit]

一手交钱,一手交货 (simplified, Pinyin yī shǒu jiāo qián, yī shǒu jiāo huò, traditional 一手交錢,一手交貨)

  1. do things in a simple and direct manner