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hold your horses

hold your horses

Date: Nov 14 2005


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

Hold your horses, everyone!”
Announcer in the movie Chicken Little.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

wait; be patient

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

When you say hold your horses you are telling someone to calm down and be patient. You can tell a child to hold his horses when he’s really excited about something. If someone is pressuring you to do something that you’re not ready to do, you can tell say hold your horses to tell them to back off and calm down.
I know you’re really excited about getting to the next English lesson, but just hold your horses and wait until tomorrow.


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“Hold your horses! We’ll leave in a minute or two.”

“I just told him to hold his horses for a few minutes while I got things ready.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

keep quiet,calm down,do not lose your manner
by windleave
tuney be patient. Take it easy.
by tuney
shut up
by cocoki
Wait for me, everyone.
by Zunnich
Hold on! Do not go that fast!
by hschuster
be patient
by teresachang80
hold your position
by cckerk
stop there
by areli
It's like "control your temper, everyone!" or "no so fast!", don't rush!
by dorita
brake your pace, not still go on
by kinlon
hossein99 wait and be calm before taking any excited action
by hossein99
robinyu It means "just moment", "hold on."
by robinyu
Be calm and patient. Same as keep your shirt on
by Lindsay
Slow down, take some time to think things through; don't make a hasty decision or act too quickly.
by dpx5843
take it easy and relax!
by i am grobanite
wait a minute /Don't hurry up
by mirzaeiomid
take you back
by kimsun

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