Please translate the following phrase into English.
心 (xīn) n. heart
里 (lǐ) noun of locality inside, in
有 (yǒu) v. have
数 (shù) n. number
Definition & Usage
The phrase 心里有数 means to be well aware of the situation. When you "have a number in your heart", you have a good understanding of the situation. Its meaning is similar to the English idiom "to know the score".Its antonym is "没数", and often, people would add "点儿(a little bit)" between "没" and "数" in this negative form, like "心里没点儿数" , "没点儿数" adds a tone of complaining and blame. Example Sentences****心里有数音频：00:00 00:24**
Nǐ fàngxīn, wǒ xīn li yǒushù, zhīdào zěnme duìfù tā.
Don't worry, I know him well, so I know what to do with him.
Nǐ dōu kuài sānshíwǔ le, shénme huà néng shuō shénme huà bùnéng shuō, xīnlǐ yào yǒudiǎn er shù!
You are pushing to thirty-five, what can be said and what can't be said, you must be cautious!
Zhème dàrén le, xīnlǐ yīdiǎn er shù dōu méiyǒu, zhěng tiān hàochīlǎnzuò, duì zhèng qián yīdiǎn er dōu bù shàng xīn.
Being such an adult, how could you not be aware of your situation? You are such a lazy bone and never care about making money at all.
Credit: Situ Chinese