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PinYin yī kǒu yǎo dìng    Simplified 一口咬定    Traditional 一口咬定
  1. to arbitrarily assert
  2. to allege
  3. to stick to one's statement
  4. to cling to one's view

Chinese meanings
  1. yī kǒu yǎo dìng
    【释义】一口咬住不放。比喻坚持一个廉洁,再不改口。
    【出处】清·无名氏《官场维新记》第十回:“先把住持僧慧修,严行审讯,问他将李国斌藏在何处,慧修一口咬定不认得李国斌。”
    【用例】老山东摇摇头,~:“不用看,我心里有数!我家的秤老辈用的,十四两顶新秤一斤,错不了。”(冯德英《迎春花》第十一章)

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