Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

实事求是 (實事求是) shíshì qiú shì

shíshì qiú shì set phrase to handle matters according to the actual situation / to be practical and realistic
Domain: Idiom 成语
Notes: 实 in the sense of actual, 事 'situation', 求 'to seek', 是 'truth' (CCI p. 1; CEDCI '实事求是'; Guoyu '實事求是')

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷五十三 景十三王傳 Volume 53: The thirteen sons of Emperor Jing 1