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PinYin yī shǒu zhē tiān    Simplified 一手遮天    Traditional 一手遮天
  1. lit. to hide the sky with one hand
  2. to hide the truth from the masses

Chinese meanings
  1. yī shǒu zhē tiān
    形容倚仗权势,玩弄骗人手法,蒙蔽众人耳目。

Chinese meanings
  1. yī shǒu zhē tiān
    【近义】欺君罔世、欺上瞒下、横行霸道
    【释义】一只手把天遮住。形容依仗权势,玩弄手段,蒙蔽群众。
    【出处】唐·曹邺《读李斯传》诗:“难将一人手,掩得天下目。”

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