horse of a different color

Horse of a different color
(USA) If something is a horse of a different color, it's a different matter or separate issue altogether.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • horse\ of\ a\ different\ color — • horse of a different color • horse of another color n. phr. informal Something altogether separate and different. Anyone can be broke, but to steal is a horse of a different color. Do you mean that the boy with that pretty girl is her brother?… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Horse of a Different Color — may refer to:* Horse of a Different Color (Big Rich album) * Horse of a Different Color (Willy DeVille album) …   Wikipedia

  • horse of a different color — or[horse of another color] {n. phr.}, {informal} Something altogether separate and different. * /Anyone can be broke, but to steal is a horse of a different color./ * /Do you mean that the boy with that pretty girl is her brother? I thought he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • horse of a different color — or[horse of another color] {n. phr.}, {informal} Something altogether separate and different. * /Anyone can be broke, but to steal is a horse of a different color./ * /Do you mean that the boy with that pretty girl is her brother? I thought he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • horse of a different color — noun An unrelated or only incidentally related matter with distinctly different significance. Against physical danger I am willing to offer myself at any time to your Highness . . . . But to walk straight into jail, with my eyes open, thats a… …   Wiktionary

  • horse of a different color — (USA)    If something is a horse of a different color, it s a different matter or separate issue altogether.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • horse of a different color — something altogether separate and different We should not be talking about that issue now. It is a horse of a different color entirely …   Idioms and examples

  • Horse of a different color —   (USA)   If something is a horse of a different color, it s a different matter or separate issue altogether …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • horse of a different color — See a horse of a different color …   English idioms

  • horse of a different color — (Slang) entirely different subject, something that is totally unrelated (to something else), irrelevant issue …   English contemporary dictionary


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