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(straight) from the horse's mouth

If you hear something (straight) from the horse's mouth, you hear it from the person who has direct personal knowledge of it.
Translations of “(straight) from the horse's mouth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 來自直接參與者, 據可靠消息…
in Chinese (Simplified) 来自直接参与者, 据可靠消息…
(Definition of (straight) from the horse's mouth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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