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like a bull in a china shop

If someone is like a bull in a ​chinashop, they are very ​careless in the way that they ​move or ​behave: We told her it was a ​delicatesituation but she went into the ​meeting like a bull in a ​chinashop.
(Definition of like a bull in a china shop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “like a bull in a china shop”
in Chinese (Simplified) 笨手笨脚的人, 鲁莽闯祸的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 笨手笨腳的人, 魯莽闖禍的人…
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