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一退六二五    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin yī tuì lìu èr wǔ    Simplified 一退六二五    Traditional 一退六二五
  1. lit. 1 divided by 16 is 0.0625 (abacus rule)
  2. fig. to deny responsibility
  3. to pass the buck
  4. also written 一推六二五[yi1 tui4 liu4 er4 wu3]

Chinese meanings
  1. yī tuì liù èr wǔ
    本是一句珠算斤两法口诀,十六除一是0.0625,借用做推卸干净的意思。‘退’是‘推’的谐音,有时就说成‘推’。

Chinese meanings
  1. yī tuī liù èr wǔ
    【释义】原是珠算斤两法口诀。比喻推卸干净。

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