Jisho

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Noun
1. bystander's vantage point; outsider's better grasp of the situationYojijukugo (four character compound)
  • かのじょ彼女
  • かれ
  • ほれ惚れてる
  • 岡目八目
  • うたが疑い
  • ない
  • ところ
  • As a disinterested third-party, I can declare that she secretly loves him.
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2. onlookers see more of the game than the players do; people watching a game of go see 8 moves further ahead
  • 傍目八目
  • という
  • ことば言葉
  • ある
  • ように
  • いちど一度
  • きょうかい協会
  • から
  • はな離れて
  • にほん日本
  • サッカー
  • みて
  • いただ頂き
  • たい
  • Like the saying that things are seen clearest from outside I wish he'd leave the association for a time and take a look at Japanese soccer.
Other forms
傍目八目 【おかめはちもく】

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