from the horse's mouth

From the horse's mouth
If you hear something from the horse's mouth, you hear it directly from the person concerned or responsible.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • from the horse's mouth — ► from the horse s mouth from an authoritative source. Main Entry: ↑horse …   English terms dictionary

  • from the horse's mouth — phrasal : from the original source : from an unimpeachable source information he had just obtained … from the horse s mouth Newsweek * * * from the horse s mouth see ↑straight from the horse s mouth below. • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • from the horse's mouth — (straight) from the horse s mouth from someone who has the facts. “Are you sure she s leaving?” “Definitely, I heard it straight from the horse s mouth.” …   New idioms dictionary

  • from the horse's mouth —    If you hear something from the horse s mouth, you hear it directly from the person concerned or responsible.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • from the horse's mouth — idi +inf from the horse s mouth, from the original or a trustworthy source …   From formal English to slang

  • From the horse's mouth —   If you hear something from the horse s mouth, you hear it directly from the person concerned or responsible …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • from the horse's mouth — informal information from the horse s mouth comes from someone who is directly involved …   English dictionary

  • from the horse's mouth — See straight from the horse s mouth …   English idioms

  • from the horse's mouth — phrasal from the original source …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • from the horse's mouth — (of information) from an authoritative source. → horse …   English new terms dictionary


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