The final figure glared at him like a bull at its matador .
At bullfights, the matador is given the ear of the bull as an award and then gives it to the lady of his choice.
When the matador realises the bull is weak and unable to charge much longer he will reach for his killing sword and seek to manoeuvre it directly in front of him with its head down, so that he can administer the death stroke.
It's kind of like the bull going for a matador who has teased but hasn't put in the telling hits.
Instead you yield to him, just like the matador yields to the bull, and you use his strength and the principle of balance to bring about his downfall.
Without a doubt, the characteristic trait of this matador from Seville is bullfighting using the cape.
Almost as soon as our starter plates were whisked away, out came the next offering as fast as a matador fleeing an irate bull.
These stones must be played according to the rules of matador ; the game is then continued following the rules of ordinary dominoes.
Then the first of three banderilleros (usually older bullfighters who form part of the matador 's team) individually run towards the bull making him charge.
Meanwhile another cutthroat was charging towards him like a bull after a matador .