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act like a bull in a china shopTo act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopBoisterous, awkward, rough, disrespectful, careless. :Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsy, aggressive, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsily, aggressively, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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Bull in a China ShopAn awkward person who actually does not care about the delicate situation, a rough person who comes near the brittle things, an insensitive person who makes people angry with his/her deeds and words to create disturbance in their work or plansRate it:

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like a bull at a gatecharging into some task without much thought, taking action hastilyRate it:

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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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all over the shopEverywhere, scattered, disorganised.Rate it:

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apple dumplin shopA woman's bosom.Rate it:

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big shopUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see big,‎ shop.Rate it:

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big shopA large, regular purchase of groceries; as opposed to ad hoc or impulse purchases.Rate it:

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close up shopTo shut down a shop; to end a business activity.Rate it:

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set up shopTo establish a business.Rate it:

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set up shopTo physically arrange a shop or workplace.Rate it:

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shop aroundTo actively search and compare options before making a selection or choice of vendor.Rate it:

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shop stewardunion officialRate it:

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Banbury story of a cock and a bullA roundabout, nonsensical story.Rate it:

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take the bull by the hornsGrab-on, Grasp, Seize, wrestle, wrest an item, confront a situation, a challenge, a problem.Rate it:

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bull sessionAn informal meeting among men.Rate it:

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bull's eyesweetRate it:

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cock-and-bull storyA far-fetched and fanciful story or tale of highly dubious validity.Rate it:

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don't give me a lot of bull!Don't prevaricate, don't exaggerate, don't fib to me!Rate it:

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fit as a Mallee bullto be in good physical health. The Mallee is a major region for Australia's beef production in western Victoria.Rate it:

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if you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullWhen you don't have all the facts or have a brilliant explanation, you can often convince people or win an argument by using bullshit.Rate it:

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shoot the bullTo chinwag; to talk idly.Rate it:

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shoot the bullExtraneous, Trivial, Contrived, Unimportant, possibly sprinkled with absurdity, lies, mebbe 'gossip', et al:Rate it:

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Take the Bull by the HornsActing bravely in problematic or complicated situations; taking decisive actions in complex and challenging scenariosRate it:

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take the bull by the hornsTo confront a difficulty, rather than avoiding it.Rate it:

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act upTo misbehave; to cause trouble.Rate it:

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act as tourch bearerWhen someone play significant role in others lifeRate it:

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act outTo express one's feelings through disruptive actions.Rate it:

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act outTo go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.Rate it:

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act inActing in or as something. committing into some work.Rate it:

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act of CongressAuthorization that is extremely difficult to get, especially in a timely fashion.Rate it:

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act onTo act decisively on the basis of information received or deduced.Rate it:

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act one's ageTo be mature and not childish.Rate it:

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act upgive troubleRate it:

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act up toTo equal in action; to fulfill in practice.Rate it:

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act uponTo take action on the basis of information received or deduced.Rate it:

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balancing actA performance that involves balancing things precariously and suspensefully.Rate it:

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balancing actAn effort to manage many conflicting or competing items or interests.Rate it:

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caught in the actTo be found doing something that you weren't supposed to be doing, while you're doing it.Rate it:

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clean up one's actTo reform; to improve one's habits.Rate it:

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Dutch actSuicide.Rate it:

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get in on the actto become involved in something.Rate it:

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get one's act togetherTo become serious, organized, worthwhile, etc.Rate it:

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have one's act togetherTo be serious, organized, worthwhile, etc.Rate it:

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in the actIn the process of doing something; used to emphasize the eye-witness evidence.Rate it:

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read somebody the riot actTo scold or berate somebody; to reprimand.Rate it:

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read someone the riot actTo scold or berate somebody; to reprimand.Rate it:

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