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了如指掌
Simplified 了如指掌
Traditional 了如指掌
Pin Yin
liao3 ru2 zhi3 zhang3
English
  • to understand sth thoroughly (like the back of one's hand)
Examples:
1. 颐索是农人,也是猎户,对乡下各地都了如指掌
Esau was a farmer and hunter who knew every inch of the country.
2. 哈特对明镜湖了如指掌,因此很容易骗过对湖面情况不熟悉的人。
Familiar as Hatter was with the lake, it was easy to deceive one who had little practice on the water.
3. 这里的酒店包括地下酒吧他都了如指掌
He had known every bar and dive around this part of town.
4. 他对普罗旺斯地区的口头传说了如指掌
He has his Provensal legendary lore at his fingers'ends.
5. 他对这一带的一草一木都了如指掌
He knew every nook and cranny of the area.
6. 他谈起来似乎对此了如指掌
He talks as if he knows all about it.
7. 他对国际形势了如指掌
His grasp of international realities was masterly.
8. 她对生理学这门学科了如指掌
She knows physiology from beginning to end.
9. 她似乎对伦敦周围的乡村了如指掌
She seemed to have an exhaustive knowledge of the countryside round London.
10. 设计师对时装的最新款式了如指掌
The designer is hip to the latest fashion.