察言觀色

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Chinese[edit]

 
examine; inquire; observe; inspect; look into; to examine
 
to speak; to say; talk; word
 
Taoist monastery; to look at; to watch; to observe; to behold
 
color; dice; look; appearance
trad. (察言觀色)
simp. (察言观色)

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

察言觀色

  1. to read a person (to interpret or infer a meaning or significance based on facial expression, tone of voice etc)