There are many different ways to express yourself in Spanish language. Some of them include direct comparisons with animals. These animals are normally native within Spain. Which animal is Spain’s most representative, not because of its food providing, but because of the shows they offer? They “see red” and are picturised as often being quite angry! Indeed, we are talking about bulls, and especially, expressions related to bullfighting.
In Spanish, there are some expressions that involve certain items related to bullfighting, like “capote”; or that directly involve the bull itself. One common sentence we use, translated literally, is: “catch the bull by the horns”. This usually means confronting some kind of problems with initiative.
In this image you will be able to see other expressions related to bullfighting:
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