Complete Definition of "act like a bull in a china shop"

English

Verb
to act like a bull in a china shop

  1. idiom To act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation.

Translations
trans-top|To act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation
Danish: t|da|som en elefant i en glasbutik
Dutch: t|nl|als een olifant in een porseleinkast
Finnish: t|fi|kuin norsu posliinikaupassa (Lit. `Like an elephant in a china shop.'))
French: t+|fr|comme un éléphant dans un magasin de porcelaine
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German: t|de|sich wie ein Elefant im Porzellanladen verhalten
Norwegian: t-|no|som en elefant i en glassbutikk, t-|no|som en elefant i et glassmagasin
Russian: t-|ru|веÑÑи ÑебÑ, как Ñлон в поÑÑдной лавке|sc=Cyrl
Swedish: t|sv|smidig som en elefant i en porslinsbutik
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