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

- Sie September 19, 2013

Thanks dear Sie, post updated.

- Idiom Guru September 19, 2013

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