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Take the Bull by the Horns

If you take the bull by the horns, you take control of a difficult or challenging situation in a brave and determined way. For example:

Why don’t you
take the bull by the horns and find a new job?
The world needs
to take the bull by the horns and fight climate change.
When Jacob was told that he would not make it into college, he
took the bull by the horns and worked hard to get better grades at school.

The following video is a commercial for
Del Toro Insurance . It demonstrates the use of the English idiom to take the bull by the horns in everyday life quite well:









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