A lot of Senators have reserved their firePosted: January 4, 2020 Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: expressions, hold your fire, humor, idioms, Jonathan Alleno, malaphor, reserve judgment, words Leave a comment
Jonathan Allen, NBC News National Reporter, uttered this one on the Rachel Maddow Show. He was talking about Republicans who might vote for rule changes in the upcoming impeachment trial of Trump. This is a congruent conflation of “hold your fire” and “reserve judgment”, both meaning to postpone one’s criticism or commentary. A big thanks to Frank King for hearing this one and passing it on.