Don't fall off your high horse.

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I'm watching a tv show 'the strain'.
There's a line that I can't understand fully.

I'm not saying I disagree because I do agree with you.
Don't fall off your high horse.

Can you tell me the meaning of the underlined line?
Thank you.
  • Thomas Tompion

    Senior Member
    English - England
    To be on one's high horse is to be bombastic and opinionated.

    Telling someone not to fall off it is a roundabout way of telling him he's been making his point too forcefully. Clearly you cannot fall off something without being already on it.
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