take the bull by the horns

idiom

Definition of take the bull by the horns

: to deal with a difficult situation in a very direct or confident way She decided to take the bull by the horns and try to solve the problem without any further delay.

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“Take the bull by the horns.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20bull%20by%20the%20horns. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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