呼之欲出

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Chinese[edit]

 
to call; to cry; to shout
to call; to cry; to shout; to breath out; to exhale
's; him/her/it; this
 
desire; longing; appetite
desire; longing; appetite; wish
 
to go out; to come out; to occur
to go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to happen; (a measure word for dramas, plays, or operas)
simp. and trad.
(呼之欲出)
Literally: “call on someone [depicted in a drawing] and they are going to come out [of the drawing]”.

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Idiom[edit]

呼之欲出

  1. (of artistic depictions) to be vividly portrayed
  2. to be about to be disclosed or announced