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PinYin kāi chéng bù gōng    Simplified 开诚布公    Traditional 開誠布公
  1. lit. deal sincerely and fairly (idiom); frank and open-minded
  2. plain speaking
  3. Let's talk frankly and openly between ourselves.
  4. to put one's cards on the table
PinYin kāi chéng bù gōng    Simplified 开诚布公    Traditional 開誠佈公
  1. variant of 開誠布公|开诚布公[kai1 cheng2 bu4 gong1]

Chinese meanings
  1. kāi chéng bù gōng
    诚意待人,坦白无私。

Chinese meanings
  1. kāi chéng bù gōng
    【近义】待人以诚、开诚相见、襟怀坦白
    【反义】勾心斗角、尔虞我诈
    【释义】指以诚心待人,坦白无私。
    【出处】《三国志·蜀志·诸葛亮传·评》:“开诚心,布公道。”
    【用例】上头的公事是叫地方官时时接见商人,与商人~,联络一气。(清·李宝嘉《官场现形记》第五十四回)

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