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    What's the meaning of "like a red rag to a bull"? Can you tell me ?Thank you !

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    Re: Help

    It means deliberately challenging someone, or making them angry on purpose.

    It comes from the idea that matadors wave a red cape at the bull during a bull fight to make it charge at them.

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