take the bull by the horns

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take the bull by the horns definition


Take the initiative in confronting a difficult position: “You'll never decide what you want in life by just thinking about it; you must take the bull by the horns and try out a few possibilities.”

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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