Definitions for take the bull by the horns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take the bull by the horns(verb)

    face a difficulty and grapple with it without avoiding it

Wiktionary

  1. take the bull by the horns(Verb)

    To deal with a matter in a direct manner, especially to confront a difficulty rather than avoid it.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Josh Billings:

    Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail then you can let go when you want to.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    It takes only courage to take the bull by the horns i.e. it takes only courage to decisively/fearlessly face/deal with challenges/eventualities of a life time.


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