beard (one) in (one's) den(redirected from beard in den)
beard (one) in (one's) den
To confront risk or danger head on, especially for the sake of possible personal gain. The phrase is a variation of the Biblical proverb "beard the lion in his den." OK, who is going to beard the boss in his den and tell him that the deal isn't happening?
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