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throw someone to the wolves - definition and synonyms


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  1. to put someone in a situation in which they are severely criticized or attacked, and not try to protect them

    When the minister made yet another mistake, his colleagues threw him to the wolves.

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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