strain at the leash

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Definition of strain at the leash

: to be very eager The kids were straining at the leash to get going.

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“Strain at the leash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strain%20at%20the%20leash. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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