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holding one's horses

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to come to a temporary halt in one's activity
  • We'll eat when everyone is here, so just hold your horses.

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“Holding one's horses.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holding%20one's%20horses. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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