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Meaning of "a horse of another colour" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A HORSE OF ANOTHER COLOUR

a horse of another colour play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A HORSE OF ANOTHER COLOUR

a good few
a good one
a hand´s turn
a hard nut to crack
a hard row to hoe
a heavy hand
a high hand
a hollow leg
a home from home
A horizon
A into G
a king´s ransom
a la plancha
a law unto itself
a leap in the dark
A level
a lick and a promise
A list
a little bird
a load of

WORDS THAT END LIKE A HORSE OF ANOTHER COLOUR

bicolour
body colour
colour
discolour
eye colour
flour
four-colour
hair colour
multicolour
off colour
off-colour
oil colour
person of colour
primary colour
recolour
secondary colour
skin colour
three-colour
tone colour
tricolour
watercolour

Synonyms and antonyms of a horse of another colour in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a horse of another colour» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A HORSE OF ANOTHER COLOUR

Find out the translation of a horse of another colour to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a horse of another colour from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a horse of another colour» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

另一种颜色的马
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un caballo de otro color
570 millions of speakers

English

a horse of another colour
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक और रंग का एक घोड़ा
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

حصان من لون آخر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лошадь другого цвета
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um cavalo de outra cor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অন্য রঙের একটি ঘোড়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un cheval d´une autre couleur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kuda dengan warna lain
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Pferd von einer anderen Farbe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

別の色の馬
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다른 컬러의 말
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jaran warna liyane
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một con ngựa màu khác
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மற்றொரு நிறம் ஒரு குதிரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुसरा रंग घोडा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Başka renkte bir at
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un cavallo di un altro colore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

koń z innym kolorem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кінь іншого кольору
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un cal de altă culoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα άλογο άλλου χρώματος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n perd van ´n ander kleur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en häst av en annan färg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en hest av en annen farge
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a horse of another colour

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A HORSE OF ANOTHER COLOUR»

The term «a horse of another colour» is normally little used and occupies the 120.651 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A HORSE OF ANOTHER COLOUR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a horse of another colour

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A HORSE OF ANOTHER COLOUR»

Discover the use of a horse of another colour in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a horse of another colour and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Horse of Another Colour
Sam and his friend Nick are going fishing on a lake in Connemara.
Kate McMahon, 1998
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Dictionary of Proverbs
A horse of another colour. 1840: Barham, Ing. Legends: 'Leech of Folkestone', They are manifest asses; but you, good Leech, you are a horse of another colour. 1880. Spurgeon, Ploughman's Pictures, 51, Farmer Gripper thinks we can live ...
George Latimer Apperson, Martin H. Manser, Stephen J. Curtis, 2005
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Discrete Mathematics Using a Computer
One such limit is that if the set is infinite, it must be countable (that is, it must be possible to enumerate its elements, 78 CHAPTER 4. INDUCTION Pitfalls and Common Mistakes A Horse of Another Colour Limitations of Induction.
John O'Donnell, Cordelia Hall, Rex Page, 2007
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Mamluks and Animals: Veterinary Medicine in Medieval Islam
... or other animal that differs from its general colour, but it is generally used in relation to horses and refers to a light colour, especially white, on a horse of another colour.136 Different names are used for horses with different kinds of markings.
Housni Alkhateeb Shehada, 2012
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A Letter to Dr Mead Concerning Some Antiquities in ...
C. 24. that the Saxon Arms, before they embrac'd Christianity, was a Horse of another Colour, cvtnz Jet- black. And truly I cannot but fay Minheer Krantz is very ill us'd by him, and that upon no great Provocation, when he is told u his Account  ...
Francis Wise, 1738
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Cassell英语常用词组用法词典
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Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
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Early American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases
H306 A Horse of another color 1798 Aurora in Thornton Glossary 1.453: [That] is a horse of another colour. Barbour 94(3); Oxford 387; TW 190(3). H307 A Horse taught and a woman to teach 1733 Franklin PR 1.315: A taught horse, and a ...
Bartlett Jere Whiting, 1977
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Laugh Out Loud
Therefore horses have an infinite number of legs. Now to show that this is general, suppose that somewhere there is a horse with a finite number of legs. But that is a horse of another colour, and by the lemma that does not exist. Corollary 1.
Vanessa Wilson, 2004
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.
Quite a horse of another colour by this, he went on to Brighton, where he polished off the Happy Land and Tournament for the Champagne, and walked- over for the Cup. At Doncaster the Knight of Kars and Ignoramus could got no nearer than ...
John William Carleton
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Idioms and Phrases
... was talking suddenly introduced an irrelevant topic and at once John reminded him that what he was saying was a horse of another colour. Hunt down Look for or search for and find The Police succeeded in hunting down the naxalites after ...
Prof. V.N. Sadasiva Rau, Sura College of Competition, 2004

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A HORSE OF ANOTHER COLOUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a horse of another colour is used in the context of the following news items.
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Opinion: Why countries, large organisations cannot depend on a …
This time we want him on a horse of another colour, with a different kind of sword. Is it fair to imagine that a heroic leader would save all of us? «Business Today, Jun 14»
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Russia-US nuclear deterrence: missiles mind game
That is a horse of another colour. Back-to-back is not the same as formal non-aggression commitments – meaning these things cannot happen ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 11»

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