(straight) from the horse's mouth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"(straight) from the horse's mouth" in British English

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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 ​directpersonalknowledge of it.
(Definition of (straight) from the horse's mouth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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(straight) from the horse’s mouth

directly from the ​person who has ​personalknowledge of the ​matter: I ​know it's ​true, because I got it ​straight from the horse's ​mouth – Katie told me herself.
(Definition of (straight) from the horse’s mouth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “(straight) from the horse's mouth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 来自直接参与者, 据可靠消息…
in Chinese (Traditional) 來自直接參與者, 據可靠消息…
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