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PinYin yī sī bù gǒu    Simplified 一丝不苟    Traditional 一絲不苟
  1. not one thread loose (idiom); strictly according to the rules
  2. meticulous
  3. not one hair out of place

Chinese meanings
  1. yī sī bù gǒu
    形容办事认真,连最细微的地方也不马虎。

Chinese meanings
  1. yī sī bù gǒu
    【近义】小心谨慎、小心翼翼、不苟言笑
    【反义】粗枝大叶、马马虎虎
    【释义】苟:苟且,马虎。指做事认真细致,一点儿不马虎。
    【出处】清·吴敬梓《儒林外史》第四回:“上司访知,见世叔一丝不苟,升迁就在指日。”
    【用例】我们在学习上,应有~的精神。

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