Hey guys! Welcome to [Phrases]! Today we are going to learn some idioms about horses. Ready? Let`s start!
1. one-horse town
It refers to a remote and backward place.
- We will never find a decent coffee in this one-horse town.
- The city was a drab one-horse town where the main means of transportation was the bicycle.
2. to eat like a horse
If you are too hungry to gorge a lot of food, then you eat like a horse.
- It will do you harm to eat like a horse.
3. as strong as a horse
It means someone is very healthy.
- She works long hours, yet seems to feel no ill effects from it. She must be as strong as a horse.
- I feel great. I’m as strong as a horse, you see.
4. hold one`s horse
If someone asks you to hold your horse, then he wants you to be patient.
- Now, just hold your horses and let me explain.
5. a horse of another color
It means something is completely different or separate, especially in comparison to something else.
- Don’t trust what Jack has said. The truth is a horse of another color.
- It is a horse of another color. We cannot mention them in the same breath.
Practice: make sentences with those idioms.
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