The basic building blocks of Chinese sentences

When learning Chinese, sentence structure is one of the basic building blocks you need to master. If you’re a beginner, understanding how to put it together a proper Chinese sentence can seem daunting. But don’t worry, it’s not as difficult as it looks. There are four main components to a Chinese sentence: the subject, the …

Let he who tied the bell on the tiger take it off -解铃还须系铃人

There have been numerous discussions on this phrase, and there are numerous interpretation of what this phrase 解铃还须系铃人 (jiě líng hái xū xì líng rén) means. From what I have read on the internet, this phrase has been interpreted to depict a situation where the person who said this, refused to mediate, not his job …