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I get tired of being portrayed as the big bad wolf.
Workers in the industry have cried wolf once too often.
I'm prepared to do anything to keep the wolf from the door.
When the minister made yet another mistake, his colleagues threw him to the wolves.
The French believed that the British proposal was a wolf in sheep's clothing.
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
one of the pair of bones that go across the top of your chest from your shoulder to the bottom of...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of wolf from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.