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単刀直入, 短刀直入, たんとうちょくにゅう

  • tantōchokunyū


adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • going right to the point
  • point-blank
  • without beating about the bush
  • frankness

Examples of 単刀直入,短刀直入,たんとうちょくにゅう in a Sentence

You don't have to leave me hanging like this. Why don't you just come out and tell it to me straight?
I asked him point-blank.
He is very direct about it.
His manner of speaking is direct to the point of rudeness.
I asked him point-blank.

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