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English definition of “take the bull by the horns”

take the bull by the horns

to deal with a difficult situation in a very direct way: I took the bull by the horns and confronted him about his mistreatment of the workers.
(Definition of take the bull by the horns from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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