grab the bull by its horns(redirected from grabbed the bull by its horns)
grab the bull by its horns
To approach, confront, or deal with a problem or difficult situation directly and with clear, confident action. I grabbed the bull by its horns and confronted my manager about the blatant sexism in the office. I've been complaining about being out of work for too long—it's time to grab the bull by its horns and go find a job!
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