Home >  Idioms > Hold your horses

Hold your horses!

 

 

Sharon: I want an orange juice and some crisps. A cheese sandwich too. Can you give them to me now! I'm really hungry. Come on!

Tracy: Hold your horses! I'll get your food in a moment. Please be a little more patient.

Sharon: I'm sorry.

 

Hold your horses - this English idiom is used to tell someone to slow down, be patient or wait.

 

Activity

Can you write a sentence with this idiom or create a situation when you might use this idiom?

 

Big list of English idioms!

  

Tags: English, hold your horses, idiom, meaning

Views: 320

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

 When I was a child my father took me to the theme park , me and my littel brother , when we approached to the game  my brother he was  excited , and he want play imidiatly  , I sed to him then " Hold your horses, you'll get your turn " .

you are such a patient person...hehe

Nice use of the idiom Mredy!

son : Can we go to the beach now, dad? I cant wait anymore !

father : Hold your horses, son. we've got 2 weeks here, so let's take a short rest, we can go then !

I'm impatient when I visit the beach. I just want to dive into the water. :)

we always feel like that :) can not hold our horses :)

may i able to hold my horse in angery mood

yes, you can :)

Usually, I have no problem  hold my horses.

RSS

Forum

Talk About The Picture - Container Ship 19 Replies

Started by English Teacher Jamie in Talk about.... Last reply by Muhammad Ali yesterday.

Introduce yourself to Funky English here! 482 Replies

Started by English Teacher Jamie in Introduction. Last reply by Muhammad Ali yesterday.

Pick on! 6 Replies

Started by English Teacher Jamie in Phrasal Verbs. Last reply by English Teacher Jamie yesterday.

Moggy! 9 Replies

Started by English Teacher Jamie in English Slang. Last reply by English Teacher Jamie yesterday.

Mutt! 3 Replies

Started by English Teacher Jamie in English Slang. Last reply by silence on Wednesday.

«The hope

Started by sahar kamal in Talk about... on Wednesday.

My second language 4 Replies

Started by sahar kamal in Talk about.... Last reply by sahar kamal on Tuesday.

my village 3 Replies

Started by sahar kamal in Talk about.... Last reply by coco on Sunday.

Melting pot 9 Replies

Started by English Teacher Jamie in English Idioms. Last reply by English Teacher Jamie on Sunday.

Twit! 7 Replies

Started by English Teacher Jamie in English Slang. Last reply by English Teacher Jamie on Sunday.

© 2014   Created by English Teacher Jamie.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service