Definition of “like a bull in a china shop” - English Dictionary

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“like a bull in a china shop” in British English

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like a bull in a china shop

If someone is like a bull in a china shop, they are very careless in the way that they move or behave:

We told her it was a delicate situation but she went into the meeting like a bull in a china shop.

(Definition of “like a bull in a china shop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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