Resources > Japanese Dictionary

一刀両断, いっとうりょうだん

  • ittōryōdan

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • cutting in two with a single stroke
  • taking decisive (drastic) measure
  • cutting the (Gordian) knot

Examples of 一刀両断,いっとうりょうだん in a Sentence

う少しやさしく意見してあげたらどうの。一刀両断と切り捨てられた立場考えてよ。
Why don't you try expressing your opinion a little more gently? Think about how he feels getting told flatly that he's being cut loose.

Related Study Lists

There's Nothing Here Yet!

Nobody has created a related Study List yet. Create one now to help build your vocabulary quickly.

Learn Japanese Online

Start Learning Japanese Now

Get Started
The Nihongo Master Podcast

Want to learn Japanese on the go?

Download our podcast to get all of our episodes featuring free Japanese lessons, news, and entertainment.

Download Now