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break into a gallop

Of a horse, to begin running (i.e. "galloping"). The inexperienced rider found herself clutching the reins when her horse broke into a gallop.
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break into a gallop

[for a horse] to begin to gallop; [for a horse] to speed up to a gallop. The pony broke into a gallop, racing to get home. Near the stables, the horse broke into a fast gallop.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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