American Idioms and Expressions

Change Horses In Midstream Idiom

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change horses in midstream
What does change horses in midstream mean?
to make new plans or choose a new leader in the middle of an important activityThe company changed horses in midstream and totally changed their policy.
change horses in midstream
What does change horses in midstream mean?
to make new plans or choose a new leader in an activity that has already begunThey have decided to change lawyers but I told them that they should not change horses in midstream.
change horses in midstream
What does change horses in midstream mean?
to make new plans or choose a new leader in an activity that has already begun They have decided to change lawyers but I told them that they should not change horses in midstream.

change horses in midstream
What does change horses in midstream mean?
to make new plans or choose a new leader in the middle of an important activity The company changed horses in midstream and totally changed their policy.


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