get off one's high horse

get off one's high horse
Australian Slang
one's arrogance is unacceptable

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  • Get off one's high horse — one s arrogance is unacceptable …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • get off one's high horse — verb To stop acting in an imperious, overbearing or bossy manner …   Wiktionary

  • high horse — /ˈhaɪ hɔs/ (say huy haws) noun 1. a warhorse; charger. –phrase 2. get off one s high horse, to cease to adopt a superior or indignant tone. 3. get on one s high horse, Colloquial to adopt a superior tone or attitude that gives offence to others.… …  

  • get down off your high horse — See: OFF ONE S HIGH HORSE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get down off your high horse — See: OFF ONE S HIGH HORSE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ down\ off\ your\ high\ horse — See: off one s high horse …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on one's high horse — 1. In an attitude of fancied superiority 2. Very much on one s dignity • • • Main Entry: ↑high * * * informal used to refer to someone’s behaving in an arrogant or pompous manner get down off your high horse …   Useful english dictionary

  • high horse — noun an attitude of arrogant superiority get off your high horse and admit you are wrong • Hypernyms: ↑attitude, ↑mental attitude * * * noun 1. : an unyielding, pretentious, or arrogant mood : a high and mighty air or attitude …   Useful english dictionary

  • get off — verb 1. leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc. (Freq. 3) • Ant: ↑get on • Hypernyms: ↑exit, ↑go out, ↑get out, ↑leave • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horse jumping obstacles — Various obstacles are found in competitive sports involving Horse jumping. These include show jumping, hunter, and the cross country phase of the equestrian discipline of eventing. The size and type of obstacles vary depending on the course and… …   Wikipedia

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