bell the cat

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take a risk

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He encourages me to bell the cat and cites the Hebrew proverb, "A noble man makes noble plans, and by noble deeds he stands.
Some one had to bell the cat and it fell to the destiny of General Pervez Musharraf, the chief of army staff, to bail the country out of the predicament.
While it's easy to identify the problems, the solutions are politically explosive; no one wants to bell the cat.
A few minutes into the informal meeting at the gathering, attended by 17 state unit members, it was clear that everyone wanted Srinivasan to resign but none was ready to bell the cat.