Today’s Idiom: See A Man About A Horse

Try to use today’s English idiom,See A Man About A Horse, in your next conversation!

When going to the toilet or talking about an embarrassing topic, some people say, “see a man about a horse.”

* “See a man about a dog” is another variation.


1. I’ll be back. I have to go see a man about a horse.

2. John will be back soon. He said he had to go talk to a man about a horse.


Question Time

1. What are other ways to discreetly excuse yourself?

2. What other embarrassing situations do you think you could use this idiom?



See A Man About A Horse Idiom ELF EFL

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