反掌

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Chinese[edit]

wrong side out or up; anti- palm (of hand); in charge of
simp. and trad.
(反掌)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: to turn over one's hand (a metaphor to illustrate that something is very easy to accomplish)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

反掌

  1. to turn over one's palm
  2. to be very easy to accomplish

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