立竿見影

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See also: 立竿见影

Chinese[edit]

set up; to stand pole
 
appear; to see; to meet; to appear (to be sth); to interview
 
picture; image; reflection; shadow
trad. (立竿見影) 竿
simp. (立竿见影) 竿
Literally: “to set up a pole and see its shadow”.

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Idiom[edit]

立竿見影

  1. describes something that has immediate effect
    情況十分危急我們需要立竿見影解決方法 [MSC, trad.]
    情况十分危急我们需要立竿见影解决方法 [MSC, simp.]
    Qíngkuàng shífēn wēijí, wǒmen xūyào yī ge lìgānjiànyǐng de jiějué fāngfǎ. [Pinyin]
    The situation is very urgent; we need a solution with immediate effect.