(to) Put The Horse In Front Of The Cart
[su_dropcap style=”flat”]T[/su_dropcap]he Aphorism – “Put The Horse In Front Of The Cart” – is an Idiomatic Expression which can also be classified as an Interjection, A Proverb and a Saying. Furthermore, this phrase can also be turned into a Prepositional Phrasal Verb.
[su_dropcap style=”flat”]I[/su_dropcap]t is very similar in meaning to the Idiomatic Aphorism: (to) “Build The House From The Ground Up” – both of which mean:
“To Do Things In The Proper Order”
[su_dropcap style=”flat”]H[/su_dropcap]owever – compared to the phrase (to) “Build The House From The Ground Up” – this phrase is less-focused on the “foundational” elements of some process, and is used more to say something like…
“Do steps 1, 2, and 3, before moving on the step 4.”
[su_dropcap style=”flat”]T[/su_dropcap]his is indicated by the fact that one must “put the horse in front of the cart” before that one can expect to get the cart moving anywhere.
(See Also: “Build The House From The Ground Up”)
Have An Excellent Day!
(And Don’t Get Ahead Of Yourself… Or The Cart)
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