What does 'Mess with a bull, you get the horns' mean?
Meaning: If you do something stupid or dangerous, you can get hurt.
Contributor: Asana tatzuna
Country: International English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Take the bull by its horns
- Grab the bull by its horns
- Lock horns
- Like a bull at a gate
- Angry as a bull
- Bull session
- Bull market
- Bull in a China shop
- Cock and bull story
- Strong like bull, dumb like stump
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