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take the bull by the horns

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  • as incross the Rubicon
  • as inrun the gauntlet
  • as inbuckle down
  • as inface
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Synonyms for take the bull by the horns

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 take the bull by the horns

buckle down

verb. work very hard

run the gauntlet

verb. go through an ordeal
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