dark horse, a

Explanation: What is an idiom?

Someone who is unexpectedly good at something.


"Here, look at this."

"What's that, then."

"It's a certificate, from our Jack."

"Congratulations Jack, top scored in history test. 95%. Well I'm impressed."

"Yeah, not bad is it."

"He's very quiet, your Jack, but he obviously takes it all in. He's a dark horse that one. "

"Yes, there's brains in our family."

"Yeah, he clearly takes after his mother."

"Yes, you're right there. Eh?"

"Two pints please love."


Horses that regularly won races were darkened to conceal their identity so that the people who knew the identity of the horse could win more money on them in a bet.

Category: d,animals

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