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  • 1 БУЛЛЬ (Bull) Уле — (1810 80) норвежский скрипач, композитор, фольклорист. Исполнитель виртуоз. Один из создателей национальной музыкальной школы. Основал в Бергене 1 й норвежский национальный театр (1850). Сочинения для скрипки, театральная музыка, обработки… …

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  • 2 bull — See: HIT THE BULLS EYE, SHOOT THE BREEZE or SHOOT THE BULL, TAKE THE BULL BY THE HORNS …

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  • 3 bull in a china shop — {n. phr.} A rough or clumsy person who says or does something to anger others or upset plans; a tactless person. * /We were talking politely and carefully with the teacher about a class party, but John came in like a bull in a china shop and his… …

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  • 4 bull session — {n.}, {slang} A long informal talk about something by a group of persons. * /After the game the boys in the dormitory had a bull session until the lights went out./ …

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  • 5 cock-and-bull story — {n. phr.} An exaggerated or unbelievable story. * / Stop feeding me such cock and bull stories, the detective said to the suspect./ …

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  • 6 hit the bull's-eye — {v. phr.}, {informal} To go to the important part of the matter; reach the main question. * /John hit the bull s eye when he said the big question was one of simple honesty./ …

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  • 7 take the bull by the horns — {v. phr.}, {informal} To take definite action and not care about risks; act bravely in a difficulty. * /He decided to take the bull by the horns and demand a raise in salary even though it might cost him his job./ Compare: TAKE THE BIT IN ONE S… …

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  • 8 bull — See: HIT THE BULLS EYE, SHOOT THE BREEZE or SHOOT THE BULL, TAKE THE BULL BY THE HORNS …

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  • 9 bull in a china shop — {n. phr.} A rough or clumsy person who says or does something to anger others or upset plans; a tactless person. * /We were talking politely and carefully with the teacher about a class party, but John came in like a bull in a china shop and his… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 bull session — {n.}, {slang} A long informal talk about something by a group of persons. * /After the game the boys in the dormitory had a bull session until the lights went out./ …

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  • 11 cock-and-bull story — {n. phr.} An exaggerated or unbelievable story. * / Stop feeding me such cock and bull stories, the detective said to the suspect./ …

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  • 12 hit the bull's-eye — {v. phr.}, {informal} To go to the important part of the matter; reach the main question. * /John hit the bull s eye when he said the big question was one of simple honesty./ …

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  • 13 take the bull by the horns — {v. phr.}, {informal} To take definite action and not care about risks; act bravely in a difficulty. * /He decided to take the bull by the horns and demand a raise in salary even though it might cost him his job./ Compare: TAKE THE BIT IN ONE S… …

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  • 14 blue bull — Nylghau Nyl ghau, Nylgau Nyl gau, n. [Hind. & Per. n[=i]lg[=a]w, prop., a blue cow; Per. n[=i]l blue + g[=a]w cow. See {Lilac}, and {Cow} the animal.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large Asiatic antelope ({Boselaphus tragocamelus}, syn. {Portax tragocamelus}),… …

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  • 15 Brahman bull — Brahman Brah man, Brahmin Brah min, n.; pl. {Brahmans}, {Brahmins}. [Skr. Br[=a]hmana (cf. Brahman worship, holiness; the God Brahma, also Brahman): cf. F. Brahmane, Brachmane, Bramine, L. Brachmanae, manes, mani, pl., Gr. ?, pl.] 1. A person of… …

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  • 16 Bull — Bull, n. [OE. bulle, fr. L. bulla bubble, stud, knob, LL., a seal or stamp: cf. F. bulle. Cf. {Bull} a writing, {Bowl} a ball, {Boil}, v. i.] 1. A seal. See {Bulla}. [1913 Webster] 2. A letter, edict, or respect, of the pope, written in Gothic… …

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  • 17 Bull — Bull, n. [OE. bule, bul, bole; akin to D. bul, G. bulle, Icel. boli, Lith. bullus, Lett. bollis, Russ. vol ; prob. fr. the root of AS. bellan, E. bellow.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The male of any species of cattle ({Bovid[ae]}); hence, the male of any large …

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  • 18 Bull — Bull, a. Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. [1913 Webster] {Bull bat} (Zo[ o]l.), the night hawk; so called from the loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the evening. {Bull calf}. (a) A stupid fellow …

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  • 19 Bull — Bull, v. i. To be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 20 Bull — Bull, v. t. (Stock Exchange) To endeavor to raise the market price of; as, to bull railroad bonds; to bull stocks; to bull Lake Shore; to endeavor to raise prices in; as, to bull the market. See 1st {Bull}, n., 4. [1913 Webster] …

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