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 change horses in the middle of a stream.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • 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 — or[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 change horses in the middle of a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • change horses in the middle of a stream — or[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 change horses in the middle of a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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 — • 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 — phrase to change your mind about something in the middle of doing it Thesaurus: to change your opinion, attitudes or behavioursynonym Main entry: horse * * * change horses in midstream see ↑horse, 1 • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • stream — See: change horses in the middle of a stream, swim against the current or swim against the stream …   Словарь американских идиом

  • middle — See: change horses in the middle of a stream, in the middle …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stream — See: CHANGE HORSES IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STREAM, SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT or SWIM AGAINST THE STREAM …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stream — See: CHANGE HORSES IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STREAM, SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT or SWIM AGAINST THE STREAM …   Dictionary of American idioms

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