大事化小,小事化無

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Chinese[edit]

important matter; big deal; major event
 
to make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform
 
small; tiny; few; young
trifle; trifling matter
 
to make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform
 
-less; not to have; no; none; not; to lack; un-
trad. (大事化小,小事化無) 大事 小事
simp. (大事化小,小事化无) 大事 小事

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Proverb[edit]

大事化小,小事化無

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