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主客転倒, 主客顛倒, しゅかくてんとう

  • shukakutentō

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • reversing the order of (relative) importance (of)
  • putting the cart before the horse
  • the tables being turned
  • mistaking the insignificant for the essential
  • mistaking the means for the end

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