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bell the cat

bell the cat
Meaning: do a dangerous job.
Example: Someone has to bell the cat and tell the commissioner that his own started the violence.

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  • Expression: Abbas writes on 7 September, 2016

    Great job, indeed!

  • Expression: Raman writes on 28 September, 2015

    Bureaucracy will have to be upgraded to understand how to manage commodity prices in a market economy if the government is to play in forwards and futures to ensure some price stability. Is there anyone to bell the cat?

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