What Does Grab the Bull by The Horns Mean?

What does it mean "Grab the bull by the horns" or "Take the bull by the horns"?   .. To confront a problem directly. To confront a problem directly. To do something difficult in a confident way. To forcefully attack a situation. To overpower and reduce a problem to something manageable. . To take or grab a bull by the horns is an idiom that in commonly used in business English to refer to confronting a difficult situation by taking immediate action.  Just like the image … [Read more...]

To Bend Over Backwards

  What does it mean "to bend over backwards"? . To work very hard to do something for someone To go out of one´s way to do something for someone To try very hard to please someone To do something for someone even if it is an inconvenience To go to extreme lengths to do something for someone . To bend over backwards is an English idiom that is often used in Business English.  For most of us bending over backwards (like in the photo above) is something that we can´t do with ease, … [Read more...]