Fill in the blank with the correct option.
Son, ——————! Research the company before you apply for the job.
build castles in the air
hit the ceiling
get off on the wrong foot
hold your horses
Son, hold your horses! Research the company before you apply for the job.
‘Hold your horses’ means to wait, to not be impatient. In the given sentence, the person is asking to first research about the company. It implies that the other person must be applying for a job without any consideration. So, he needs to stop and consider carefully his/ her decision or opinion about something. ‘Hold your horses’ fits perfectly in the context of the sentence. ‘Build castles in the air’ refers to big dreams that are unlikely to come true. ‘Hit the ceiling’ refers to someone who loses his/ her temper and becomes very angry. ‘Get off on the wrong foot’ refers to making a bad start when you start something.