Definition of 'bull in a china shop'
Example sentences containing 'bull in a china shop'
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
She just goes about her matchmaking like a bull in a china shop!The Sun (2009)
He was like a bull in a china shop.The Sun (2011) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2009) The Sun (2014) The Sun (2012)
They were like a bull in a china shop, fighting one or two guerrillas with aerial bombing of villages.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
In that raucous picture, his fellow cast members charged around him like bulls in a china shop, while he looked as fragile as a porcelain vase.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Definition of bull in a china shop from the Collins English Dictionary
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