Значение идиомы off one’s high horse

[off one’s high horse] {adj. phr.}, {informal} 1. Not acting proudand scornful; humble and agreeable.

The girls were so kind to Nancyafter her mother died that she came down off her high horse and madefriends with them.

2. Acting friendly again; not angry and unpleasantany more; agreeable.

Sally wouldn’t speak to anyone all afternoonbecause she couldn’t go to the movies, but she’s off her high horsenow.

Contrast: ON ONE’S HIGH HORSE.


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