willing horse

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willing horse

One who is ready and eager to work. Mark is a willing horse, so we can definitely get him to do this stupid project.
See also: horse, willing
References in classic literature ?
Then for the first time he was conscious of a sense of the supernatural and drove home as rapidly as his willing horse would go.
All they do is to take the simple approach, and in the next breath increase 2019-20 council tax by an average of PS91 per household - for those who are the willing horses that are being flogged for the benefit of the non-payers.
With 250 willing horses available from Volvo's own four-cylinder Drive-E engine the T5 R-Design packs plenty of punch on the road.
Punchiest of the lot, for now, is the car on test here with an eager three-cylinder petrol engine producing a top speed nearly twice the motorway limit, thanks to 179 willing horses. They produce a deliciously throaty warble on the way to 62mph in 8.5 seconds.
"All of them have been kind and willing horses, and it's wonderful to see her daughters do so well at stud."
Needless to say the worst one won and I made my way to the station wondering how layers spend their days willing horses to get beat.
Like willing horses, we have been slowly flogged to death.
"Instead they flog the willing horses - good landlords who were complying anyway - which worsens the situation and contributes to the risk of a future housing crisis."
Fortunately for the idle and conscience-free, every group seems to have its willing horses and every production sees them flogged unmercifully.