be/make so bold


: to act or speak in a daring and confident way
He was/made so bold as to guarantee a victory.

Examples of be/make so bold in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If someone is going to be so bold as to ask what is wrong with you, Miss Manners thinks a pithy answer is deserved. Miss Manners | Judith Martin, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Sep. 2023 One major question regarding the entire bizarre episode is why China would be so bold as to fly surveillance balloons over U.S. airspace. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 7 Feb. 2023 My sense, Jackie, is that everyone, including Lincoln Center, had to be so creative, had to be so bold, had to really think about ways to create things that would excite people, that would heal people, and that would bring people together and connect people. Jacqueline Adams, The Christian Science Monitor, 9 Sep. 2021 Only an academic who is totally ignorant of historic tensions and differences could be so bold as to place the Haratin, Israelis, Berbers, Turks, Kurds, Persians, Copts, and Arabs in the same cultural group. Aron Ravin, National Review, 5 July 2021 Antonio wouldn't be so bold, but Twelve Minutes is certainly a part of this new phase of creative experimentation in gaming. Nick Romano,, 18 June 2021 Who would have thought these critters could be so bold! Rich Heileman, cleveland, 12 Mar. 2021 After consecutive 8-8 seasons, after 10 years have passed without a playoff victory, would this regime really be so bold as to try to sell Chicago on giving Trubisky another shot? Dan Wiederer,, 3 Mar. 2021 See More

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“Be/make so bold.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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