Idiom: If wishes were horses, beggars would ride
Meaning: This means that wishing for something or wanting it is not the same as getting or having it.Country: International English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Horses for courses
- Hold your horses
- Take someone for a ride
- Change horses in midstream
- Ride with the tide
- Ride shotgun
- Ride roughshod
- Beggars can't be choosers
- Hay is for horses
- Ride for a fall
- Ride high
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