What does 'Get back on the horse that bucked you' mean?
Meaning: When you start drinking again after being hungover from drinking the previous night.
Contributor: Angel B. Alvarez
Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Back to back
- Back burner
- Take a back seat
- Back number
- Back-of-the-envelope calculation
- Back to the drawing board
- Cast your mind back
Buy our lists of British English, American English and Animal idioms in PDF format. They're perfect to use offline for reference or for use in class!
If you have a question about idioms, ask us about it in our Idioms Discussion Forum.
If you know of an idiom that you would like to be listed here, please use our online form to suggest an idiom.