实事求是 meaning and pronunciation

实事求是
Simplified word
實事求是
Traditional word

实事求是 in English

shí shì qiú shì

  • to seek truth from facts (idiom)
  • to be practical and realistic

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  • (shí): real; true; honest; really; solid; fruit; seed; definitely;
  • (shì): matter; thing; item; work; affair; CL:件[jian4],樁|桩[zhuang1];
  • (qiú): to seek; to look for; to request; to demand; to beseech;
  • (shì): to be; yes