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請問 I got it straight from ..

"I got it straight from the horse's mouth."我直接從馬嘴拿出來的,是甚麼意思?

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  • Jim
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    2 decades ago
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    Usually this sentence follows this, "Don't quote me on it, I got it straight from the horse's mouth." Literal meaning that whatever you just mentioned to other, you got it straight from an unknown source. It may be reliable it may not, you just don't know. You're just passing on the information you heard from the horse so you're warning to other that this information might not be reliable.

  • 2 decades ago

    看起來上面兩位意見有分歧 請容許我也來解釋一下:

    Straight from the horse's mouth

    Meaning: Directly from the source.

    Example: If you want the real story you have to get it straight from the horses mouth.

    Origin: This is a boast of confidence from a racetrack tipster, who says he gets his information from the horses themselves—thereby assuring the bettor that the info is the correct.

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