Hold your horses
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Hold your horses


Means: Be patient, wait

You can use the phrase “Hold your horses”,  when someone is asking you, or putting pressure on you, to do something.

Example of use:

Hold your horses sir, can’t you see that we haven’t finished here?!?!

Interesting fact

True to its mid-19th century American origin, this phrase was originally "hold your hosses". Hosses was the US slang term for horses.