To bell the cat

Definition of To bell the cat

to perform a very dangerous or very difficult task; - taken metaphorically from a fable about a mouse who proposes to put a bell on a cat, so as to be able to hear the cat coming.

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To beat down
To beat into
To beat off
To beat out
To beat out of
To beat the dust
To beat the hoof
To beat the rap
To beat the record
To beat the wing
To beat time
To beat to a mummy
To beat up
To beat up and down
To beat up for recruits
To become of
To beg (one) for a fool
To beg the question
To believe in
To believe on
-To bell the cat-
To bend the brow
To bid beads
To bid defiance
To bid defiance to
To bid fair
To bid welcome
To bide tryst
To bill and coo
To bind over
To bind to
To bind up in
To bite in
To bite the dust
To bite the ground
To bite the thumb at
To bite the tongue
To blame
To blaze away
To blear the eye of
To bless from
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