Wait; Be patient and careful; Wait and listen to what someone's saying.
You say "Hold your horses" to someone when he/she is impatient
or wants to do something immediately without thinking about his/her action and consequences carefully.
You tell him/her to be patient and wait.
Hold your horses. We are not ready to go yet.
Hold your horses. You might find a better one for the same price in another store.
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Last modified on February 15, 2002