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Hold Your Horses, one of Dallas's favorite slang terms!

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Hold Your Horses
(phrasal verb) Wait a short while; don't be hasty; hang on.

Madison: “I know he’s been cheatin’ on me, I can just tell.  I’m gonna have words with him.”

Bonny: “Now hold your horses!  You don’t know anything for sure ‘till you’ve spoken with him.”

Madison: “I just know he has.  Dirty, lyin’ cheater.”

Bonny: “Your call.  Still think you should hear him out though.”


It is often used when somebody is being hasty, or rushing into something.


Texas has many ranches; the phrase is likely to have originated in the horse breeding community.

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