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What does Chinese proverb”一是一,二是二” mean?

“一是一,二十二”   yī shì yī, èr shì èr

Call a spade a spade

“一是一,二十二”   这句话的意思是保留事物的真实面貌,不做任何改变,常常用来比喻一个人说话做事很诚实,不骗别人。

The proverb “一是一,二十二”    means to keep the true look of something without making any alteration. It is often used metaphorically to describe someone who is honest in world and deed and doesn’t lie.


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