- If you’re going too fast, then you’re told to….
Hold your horses
- A small town where very little happens is sometimes referred to as…..
A one horse town
- A competition in which one particular person or team is very likely to win because they seem much better than the other people competing is called…..
A one horse race
- If you want to get somewhere in a hurry, you might tell someone not to……
Spare the horses
- Someone or something that attacks the group or organization it belongs to known as a…..
- Trying to stop something bad happening when it has already happened and the situation cannot be changed is sometimes referred to as…….
Closing the stable door after the horse has bolted
- If you’re doing things in the wrong order, someone might advise you not to….
Put the cart before the horse
- If you act as if you are better or clever than someone else might be told not to…..
Get on your high horse
- If you eat large amount of food, you are said to….
Eat like a horse
- If you treat someone who gives you gifts badly, then you are…….
Looking a gift horse in the mouth.
- If you are physically very strong, then someone might refer to you as being…….
Strong as a horse
- When you get information from the person most directly involved, then you’re getting it….
Straight from the horse’s mouth
- When you insist on talking about something that no one is interested in, or that has already been thoroughly discussed, you are said to be……..
Flogging a dead horse
- When someone is determine to remain with something, it is said that……..
Wild horses couldn’t drag him/her away
- If you present someone with an opportunity, but they don’t take advantage of it, you might remark……
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink
- When you want to imply that it is important to choose suitable people for particular activities because everyone has different skills, you might say……….
Horses for courses