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banana republic

banana republic
Meaning: a small, poor country with a weak, corrupt or dishonest government.
Example: The citizens fear that the country will become a banana republic if the government fails to curb the corruption.
Example: “Mango people in banana republic” is the fresh idioms additions to the Indian political lexicon by Robert Vadra.

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  • Expression: Idiom Guru writes on 8 August, 2013

    Your welcome and sure, we will try to find out and add the origin of this idiom.

  • Expression: Branda English writes on 8 August, 2013

    this is my favorite idiom, thanks for detailed information, but I want to know the origin of this idiom.

    • Expression: Idiom Guru writes on 8 August, 2013

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