Phrase of the Day (cry wolf)-17JAN21

Phrase of the Day (cry wolf)-17JAN21

Today’s “Phrase of the Day” is cry wolf and it is a phrase meaning “to send a false alarm (when there is nothing wrong with someone/something); to lie“.

Example Sentence: Conservatives habitually say that liberals call everything they don’t like fascist, forgetting that the moral of Aesop’s fable was that the boy who cried wolf was right in the end. They used to chortle (laugh with joy) about “Trump derangement syndrome” that spreads in stages like cancer until sufferers “cannot distinguish fantasy from reality”.

Phrase of the Day (cry wolf)-17JAN21

This phrase is present in The Guardian article If Trump looks like a fascist and acts like a fascist, then maybe he is one, and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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