解铃还须系铃人

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: The person who removes the bell (from the tiger's) neck must be the person who fastened the bell (around the tiger's neck).

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Idiom[edit]

解铃还须系铃人

  1. The only one who can fix the problem is the one who created the problem.