Definition of on one's high horse in English:

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on one's high horse

informal Behaving in an arrogant or pompous manner: hell, boy, get down off your high horse
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  • I think you'd have to be a bit of an asshole to get on your high horse and say ‘no we don't wanna play any of the old stuff’ and only play songs off the new record.
  • Before anyone gets back on their high horse, I have not missed a Sunday for church in something like nine years unless it is for weather, family emergency, or I am travelling.
  • So maybe the FA should get their own house in order before climbing on their high horse.
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