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synonyms for cross the Rubicon

  • 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
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How to use cross the Rubicon in a sentence

In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I cannot believe that God would think it necessary to come on earth as a man, and die on the Cross.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
At Jaques Cartier they had but one batteau to cross the army over with, and were fired upon during the whole time by two frigates.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Father Salvierderra said if we repined under our crosses, then a heavier cross would be laid on us.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Pretty well for "a cross between an Astley's chariot, a flying machine and a treadmill."
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
This he did, erecting at the harbor a beautiful cross bearing the arms of France.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CROSS THE RUBICON

  • 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
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.