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horse

US [hɔrs]
UK [hɔː(r)s]
  • n.赛马;【动】马;(体操用)木马;脚手架
  • Web马科动物;骑马;骑兵
Plural Form:horses  
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1.
a large animal with four legs, a mane (= long thick hair on its neck) and a tail. Horses are used for riding on, pulling carriages , etc.
He mounted his horse and rode off.
他跨上马骑走了。
a horse and cart
一辆马车
2.
[pl]
(informal)
赛马horse racing
He lost a lot of money on the horses(= by gambling on races) .
他赌赛马输了很多钱。
IDM
(straight) from the horses mouth
(informal)
直接的;可靠的given by sb who is directly involved and therefore likely to be accurate
hold your horses
(informal)
且慢;请三思used to tell sb that they should wait a moment and not be so excited that they take action without thinking about it first
horses for courses
知人善任the act of matching people with suitable jobs or tasks
a one, two, three, etc. horse race
只有一个(或两个、三个)队(或候选人)有获胜机会的比赛(或竞选)a competition or an election in which there are only one, two, etc. teams or candidates with a chance of winning
you can lead/take a horse to water, but you cant make it drink
牵马近水易,逼马饮水难;机会可以给,做不做由人;老牛不饮水,不能强按头you can give sb the opportunity to do sth, but you cannot force them to do it if they do not want to
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