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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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feed (someone) to the wolves

To sacrifice someone to ruin, destruction, or hostility from others, especially for one's own benefit or survival. More...

KSPavan
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:31:49 AM

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feed (someone) to the wolves — To sacrifice someone to ruin, destruction, or hostility from others, especially for one's own benefit or survival.
KSPavan
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:31:50 AM

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feed (someone) to the wolves — To sacrifice someone to ruin, destruction, or hostility from others, especially for one's own benefit or survival.
KSPavan
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:31:51 AM

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feed (someone) to the wolves — To sacrifice someone to ruin, destruction, or hostility from others, especially for one's own benefit or survival.
KSPavan
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:31:52 AM

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feed (someone) to the wolves — To sacrifice someone to ruin, destruction, or hostility from others, especially for one's own benefit or survival.
thar
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:01:50 AM

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'The wolves' often being the ravening media or the bloodthirsty trolls of 'public opinion'

But this is a much nicer idiom than 'throw someone under the bus'.


Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:48:17 AM

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the idiom is very telling.
Wilmar (USA) 1M
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:04:36 PM

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feed (someone) to the wolves — To sacrifice someone to ruin, destruction, or hostility from others, especially for one's own benefit or survival.
tomcrosson
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:53:09 PM

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The old sacrificial lamb trick.

MTS - TwainHarte, CA
monamagda
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