Translation of "grasp the nettle" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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grasp the nettle

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C2 to force yourself to be brave and do something that is difficult or unpleasant

迫使自己迎難而上;果斷處理棘手的問題;破釜沉舟
You've been putting off making that phone call for days - I think it's about time you grasped the nettle! 那個電話你拖了好幾天都沒有打—— 我覺得你應該果敢地去面對這個問題。

(Translation of “grasp the nettle” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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