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English definition of “beard the lion (in his/her den)”

beard the lion (in his/her den)

to visit an important person in order to tell or ask them something unpleasant VisitingDealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduring
(Definition of beard the lion (in his/her den) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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