bridle at (someone or something)

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bridle at (someone or something)

To show that one has been offended, displeased, or angered by someone or something. Of course I bridled at his condescending tone—I'm the president of a major corporation!
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bridle at someone or something

Fig. to show that one is offended by someone or something. She bridled at the suggestion that she should go. Tony bridled at Max. Max was going to have to be dealt with.
See also: bridle
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Although ultimately beaten 31 lengths in that contest, he made promising headway on the bridle at one stage and touched 2.1 (SP of 13-2).
He came off the bridle at one stage down the back at Ascot and only really dominated when stamina became an issue up the home straight, which makes me think he hasn't got the pace to win a Champion Hurdle.