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synonyms for hold your horses

  • be patient
  • hold everything
  • hold your water
  • keep your shirt on
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How to use hold your horses in a sentence

Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
When we'd finished, one of the hunters rounded up the horses and we caught our nags and saddled them.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Not being sufficiently numerous to hold out the town as well as the Alamo, they retreated into the latter.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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