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単刀直入, 短刀直入, たんとうちょくにゅう

  • tantōchokunyū

Definition

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

もっと単刀直入に言ってくれないかな隔靴掻痒なきにしもあらずよ。
You don't have to leave me hanging like this. Why don't you just come out and tell it to me straight?
単刀直入に尋ねたよ。
I asked him point-blank.
はそれについて単刀直入
He is very direct about it.
話し方無礼といってもよいほどに単刀直入だった
His manner of speaking is direct to the point of rudeness.
単刀直入に尋ねたよ。
I asked him point-blank.

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