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

Translation of horse in German:


cart 1, → carthorse, → dark horse, → flog 1, → gift horse, → hobby horse, → light horse, → lock2 2 1, → marine 2 1, → pommel horse, → rocking horse, → seahorse, → Trojan Horse, → white horse, → wild horse, → wooden horse
  • 1
    Pferd Neutr.
    (adult male) Hengst Mask.
    be/get on one's high horse [figurative]
    auf dem hohen Ross sitzen/sich aufs hohe Ross setzen [informal]
    get [down] off one's high horse [figurative]
    von seinem hohen Ross herunterkommen od. -steigen [informal]
    hold your horses! [figurative]
    immer sachte mit den jungen Pferden! [informal]
    he ought to hold his horses
    er sollte erst einmal abwarten
    as strong as a horse
    bärenstark [informal]
    eat like a horse
    wie ein Scheunendrescher essen [slang]
    work like a horse I could eat a horse [informal]
    ich habe einen Bärenhunger [informal]
    [right or straight] from the horse's mouth [figurative]
    aus erster Hand od. Quelle
    change or swap horses in midstream [figurative]
    auf halbem Wege die Richtung ändern
    to horse! it's [a question or matter of] horses for courses [figurative]
    jeder sollte die Aufgaben übernehmen, für die er am besten geeignet ist
    you can lead or take a horse to water, but you can't make it drink [proverb]
    man kann ein Pferd zur Tränke bringen, aber es nicht zwingen zu trinken
  • 2constr. as pl. (Mil, History)
    Kavallerie Fem.
    Reiterei Fem.
    800 horse
    800 Reiter od. Berittene
  • 3 (in gymnastics)[vaulting] horse
    [Sprung]pferd Neutr.
  • 5in pl. [informal] (horsepower)
    PS Neutr.

intransitive verb

  • horse about or around [informal]
    herumalbern [informal]

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