(jiàn fēng zhuǎn duò ) ( - )

見風轉舵 English Translation

The English meaning of (jiàn fēng zhuǎn duò ) is:

  • lit. see the wind and set the helm (idiom); fig. to act pragmatically
  • to be flexible and take advantage of the situation

Breakdown

(jiàn /xiàn ) ( )

to see / to meet / to appear (to be sth) / to interview to appear / Also written: 現|现[xian4]

(fēng ) ( )

wind / news / style / custom / manner / CL: | (zhèn), | ()

(zhuǎi /zhuǎn /zhuàn ) ( )

see | (zhuǎi wén) to turn / to change direction / to transfer / to forward (mail) to revolve / to turn / to circle about / to walk about / classifier for revolutions (per minute etc): revs, rpm / classifier for repeated actions

(duò )

helm / rudder