take the bull by the horns

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Grab-on, Grasp, Seize, wrestle, wrest an item, confront a situation, a challenge, a problem.
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Not one of you guys has the nerve to take on the boss in this unreasonable termination of Innokuous our fellow worker and good friend, so I'll Take Him On!

Submitted by WerterBuch on August 25, 2015

Additional definitions for 'take the bull by the horns':

take the bull by the hornsTo confront a difficulty, rather than avoiding it.
Take the Bull by the HornsActing bravely in problematic or complicated situations; taking decisive actions in complex and challenging scenarios
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