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cross the Rubicon

  • verbtake a decisive step
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Synonyms for cross the Rubicon

verb take a decisive step
  • bite the bullet
  • choose one's fate
  • jump in with both feet
  • leap into the breach
  • leave a crossroads
  • make one's move
  • pass the Rubicon
  • prendre la balle au bond
  • take for better or worse
  • take the bull by the horns
  • take the plunge

More words related to cross the Rubicon

bite the bullet

verb. endure pain bravely
  • be forced
  • bow to fate
  • cross the Rubicon
  • face the music
  • have no choice
  • know no alternative
  • leap into the breach
  • pay the piper
  • seize the opportunity
  • stand up and take it
  • suck it up
  • swallow the pill
  • take it
  • take one's medicine
  • take the rap
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