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Origin of horse sense
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Example sentences from the Web for horse sense
But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.
It may be fun and it may get them paid, until oversaturation ruins our sense for irony and destroys the market for it.
Other major news outlets made the same decision, hiding behind a misplaced sense of multicultural sensitivity.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And extortion makes a lot more sense before a story hits the news wire, not after.
Because they stopped and I thought, “OK, that makes sense,” and then all of a sudden I saw another issue!Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A constant sense of easy balance should be developed through poising exercises.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
There is, perhaps, in this childish suffering often something more than the sense of being homeless and outcast.Children's Ways|James Sully
In one sense, then, the new issue has adequate expansibility for ordinary needs.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
That is the only point in which one sees Liszt's sense of his own greatness; otherwise his manner is remarkably unassuming.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for horse sense
Idioms and Phrases with horse sense
Sound practical sense, as in She's got too much horse sense to believe his story. The exact allusion in this term, which dates from the mid-1800s, is disputed, since some regard horses as rather stupid. However, they tended to be viewed more positively in the American West, where the term originated.