fox in the henhouse

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fox in the henhouse (plural foxes in the henhouse)

  1. (idiomatic, metaphor) A predator loose among the prey.
    • 2005, Si Kahn et al., The Fox in the Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy, Berrett-Koehler, ISBN 1576753379.

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