back in the saddle


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back in the saddle

Resuming something after an absence. Despite the presence of "saddle," this phrase is rarely used in reference to riding horses. I needed to take a break for a bit, but now, I'm back in the saddle. You've mourned long enough—it's time to get back in the saddle and date again.
See also: back, saddle
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Back in the saddle: Student Matthew Bell, from Ladywood.
WILLIAM BUICK was back in the saddle yesterday morning for the first time since the nightclub attack in Dubai last week which left him with a nasty jaw injury.
I SAW Lady Godiva, Back in the Saddle at the Showcase Cinema in Coventry and would thoroughly recommend it.
ACTOR Russell Crowe is desperate to get back in the saddle.
Stricken jockey Shane Broderick is aiming to be back in the saddle by the end of the year.
LEADING apprentice William Buick plans to be back in the saddle at Wolver-hampton tomorrow after recovering well from a fall at Folkestone on April 3.
Mr Jones, who was a pupil at the old Binley Park Comprehensive School when Hollywood actor Clive Owen was in the sixth form, has written the script for Lady Godiva - Back In The Saddle.
YORKSHIRE-based permit-holder and amateur rider Sharon Watt, who overcome an horrendous injury to get back in the saddle, has been hurt in a fall and will be out of action for some time.
His rivals at Newbury are set to include trainer Stan Moore, who has lost a mere 14lb, John Ciechanowski, back in the saddle at the age of 78, and former champion amateur Tim Thomson Jones who, with the aid of Sheikh Hamdan's racing manager Angus Gold, has unearthed a dark horse in Turaath.