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Re: Take the bull by the horns

Posted by Bruce Kahl on May 25, 2007

In Reply to: Re: Take the bull by the horns posted by Bruce Kahl on May 25, 2007

: : What does the phrase mean to "take the bull by the horns"?

: It means to do something difficult in a determined and confident way; to take the initiative in confronting a difficult position as in 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.

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