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Definición de “grasp the nettle” en inglés

grasp the nettle

UK
C2 to force yourself to be brave and do something that is difficult or unpleasant: You've been putting off making that phone call for days - I think it's about time you grasped the nettle!
(Definition of grasp the nettle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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