Idiom: Putting the cart before the horse
Meaning: When you put the cart before the horse, you are doing something the wrong way round.Country: International English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Flogging a dead horse
- Dark horse
- On your high horse
- Eat like a horse
- Close the stable door after the horse has bolted
- Could eat a horse
- Back the wrong horse
- From the horse's mouth
- Upset the apple cart
- Beating a dead horse
- Horse of a different color
- Horse trading
- Healthy as a horse
- Put the carriage before the horse
- Stalking horse
- Short horse soon curried
- Charley horse
- Don't look a gift horse in the mouth
- Lock the stable door after the horse has bolted
- You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink
- Get back on the horse that bucked you
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