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like a bull in a china shop

Definition of like a bull in a china shop in English:

Behaving recklessly and clumsily in a place or situation where one is likely to cause damage or injury.
Example sentences
  • Smillie, topping the bill for the first time in his 15th pro fight, must have been tempted to go off like a bull in a china shop as another full house roared him forward.
  • We are not going about this like a bull in a china shop.
  • Adam snapped back, ‘Look, there's no point going at this like a bull in a china shop.’
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