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a sacred cow

a sacred cow
Meaning: something that people do not like to question; a taboo subject.
Example: The judiciary remains a sacred cow, despite increasing evidence that serious mistakes have been made.

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2 Comments

  • Expression: Sie writes on 19 September, 2013

    “mistake” should be plural, i.e. “despite increasing evidence that serious mistakes have been made”

    • Expression: Idiom Guru writes on 19 September, 2013

      Thanks dear Sie, post updated.

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