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大事化小,小事化无

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Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.
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simplified

大事小事

traditional

大事化小,小事化無

Mandarin

Etymology

Literally: Reduce major issues to minor ones, and minor ones to nothing.

Proverb

大事化小,小事化无 (simplified, Pinyin dà shì huà xiǎo, xiǎo shì huà wú, traditional 大事化小,小事化無)

  1. Turn big problems into small ones, and small ones into no problems at all.

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