a sacred cow

a sacred cow
Meaning: something that people do not like to question; a taboo subject.
Example: The judiciary remains a sacred cow, despite increasing evidence that serious mistakes have been made.

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AuthorSie writes on 19th September 2013

“mistake” should be plural, i.e. “despite increasing evidence that serious mistakes have been made”

AuthorIdiom Guru writes on 19th September 2013

Thanks dear Sie, post updated.

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