from the horse's mouth
phrasal from the original source

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

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

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