change horses in midstream

change horses in midstream
change horses in midstream phrase
to change your mind about something in the middle of doing it
Thesaurus: to change your opinion, attitudes or behavioursynonym
Main entry: horse

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change horses in midstream — see horse, 1
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Main Entry:change
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change horses in midstream
: to choose a different leader or policy during a time when serious problems are being dealt with

a politician whose slogan for reelection is “Don't change horses in midstream

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Main Entry:horse

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change horses in midˈstream idiom
to change to a different or new activity while you are in the middle of sth else; to change from supporting one person or thing to another
Main entry:changeidiom

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  • change horses in midstream — • change horses in midstream • change horses in the middle of a stream make new plans or choose a new leader in the middle of an important activity They decided to change horses in midstream and that is probably why they lost the election. (var.) …   Idioms and examples

  • change horses in midstream — If people change horses in midstream, they change plans or leaders when they are in the middle of something, even though it may be very risky to do so …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • change\ horses\ in\ midstream — • change horses in the middle of a stream • change horses in midstream v. phr. To make new plans or choose a new leader in the middle of an important activity. When a new President is to be elected during a war, the people may decide not to… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • change horses in midstream —    If people change horses in midstream, they change plans or leaders when they are in the middle of something, even though it may be very risky to do so.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you change horses in midstream, you change your… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Change horses in midstream —   If people change horses in midstream, they change plans or leaders when they are in the middle of something, even though it may be very risky to do so …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • change horses in midstream — verb To change plans or approaches at an inopportune time, such as when an effort is already underway, generally considered an inadvisable thing to do …   Wiktionary

  • change horses in midstream — to change your mind about something in the middle of doing it …   English dictionary

  • don't change horses in midstream — ► don t change horses in midstream proverb choose a sensible moment to change your mind. Main Entry: ↑horse …   English terms dictionary

  • change horses in the middle of a stream — • change horses in midstream • change horses in the middle of a stream make new plans or choose a new leader in the middle of an important activity They decided to change horses in midstream and that is probably why they lost the election. (var.) …   Idioms and examples

  • change\ horses\ in\ the\ middle\ of\ a\ stream — • change horses in the middle of a stream • change horses in midstream v. phr. To make new plans or choose a new leader in the middle of an important activity. When a new President is to be elected during a war, the people may decide not to… …   Словарь американских идиом

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