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一刀両断, いっとうりょうだん

  • ittōryōdan


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • cutting in two with a single stroke
  • taking decisive (drastic) measure
  • cutting the (Gordian) knot

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Examples of 一刀両断,いっとうりょうだん in a Sentence

う少しやさしく意見してあげたらどうの。一刀両断と切り捨てられた立場考えてよ。 Why don't you try expressing your opinion a little more gently? Think about how he feels getting told flatly that he's being cut loose.
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