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horse
British English: /hɔːs/
American English: /hɔrs/

Translation of horse in French:

noun

  • 1 the horses (informal) [figurative] (horseracing)
    les courses (fpl) (de chevaux)

Idioms

I could eat a horse

j'ai une faim de loup

to back the wrong horse

to eat like a horse

[informal]
to flog (British English) ou beat (American English) a dead horse

perdre sa peine et son temps

(straight) from the horse's mouth

to get on one's high horse

[informal]
hold your horses!

arrêtez!, une minute!

it's horses for courses

ce qui convient à une personne ( or à une situation) ne convient pas forcément à une autre

you can take ou lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink

[proverb]
on ne saurait faire boire un âne qui n'a pas soif
[proverb]

that's a horse of a different colour

ça c'est une autre paire de manches

to work like a horse

travailler comme un forcené or une bête de somme

wild horses wouldn't drag it out of me

pour rien au monde je ne le révélerais

wild horses wouldn't drag me there

je n'irais pas pour tout l'or du monde!

Phrasal verbs

horse about

horse around

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