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  • v  alight from (a horse)

  • Even pro-Nasserites seem in no hurry to unhorse Kassem.
  • Ever since the Purge failed and showed Democratic Senators that it is safe to have minds of their own, a paramount question has been: will non-New Deal Democrats attempt to unhorse.
  • Neither was overly eager for the tougher assignment of trying to unhorse Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirksen, 72.
Quotes

  • Larry Sabato in Kennebec Journal
    Snowe is really quite secure,said Larry Sabato, a political-science professor at the University of Virginia. "It would take a massive anti-incumbent tsunami to unhorse her and that's just not going to happen."
  • Gleb Pavlovsky in The Moscow Times
    US money in Russia is not enough to unhorse Putin,said Kremlin spin doctor Gleb Pavlovsky, who in the early 1990s briefly served as editor of the Russian edition of the Journal of Democracy, published by the US Congress-funded National...

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