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Daemon
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fox guarding the henhouse

A person likely to exploit the information or resources that he or she has been charged to protect or control. More...

KSPavan
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fox guarding the henhouse — A person likely to exploit the information or resources that he or she has been charged to protect or control.
Adyl Mouhei
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The idiom fox guarding the hen house goes back at least as far as the 1580s.
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Ajike Omooba
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Or the cat guarding the fish...
Emel Rapchan
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Emel Rapchan
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