some are more equal than others


some are more equal than others
in reality not everything or everyone is equal

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • some are more equal than others — phrase used for saying that different people or groups are not really equal although they appear to be Thesaurus: equal rightssynonym Main entry: equal …   Useful english dictionary

  • some are more equal than others — used for saying that different people or groups are not really equal although they appear to be …   English dictionary

  • some (people) are more equal than others — ˌsome (people, members, etc.) are more equal than ˈothers idiom (saying) although the members of a society, group, etc. appear to be equal, some, in fact, get better treatment than others This phrase is used by one of the pigs in the book ‘Animal …   Useful english dictionary

  • some (members) are more equal than others — ˌsome (people, members, etc.) are more equal than ˈothers idiom (saying) although the members of a society, group, etc. appear to be equal, some, in fact, get better treatment than others This phrase is used by one of the pigs in the book ‘Animal …   Useful english dictionary

  • All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others —   Alle Tiere sind gleich, aber einige Tiere sind gleicher als andere …   Universal-Lexikon

  • more equal — adjective Ostensibly equal, but in reality more privileged. All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others …   Wiktionary

  • equal — e|qual1 [ ikwəl ] adjective *** 1. ) the same in value, amount, or size: All the workers have an equal share in the profits. equal to: They receive an income equal to the value of the goods they produce. equal in value/size/quality etc.: A wall,… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • equal — I UK [ˈiːkwəl] / US [ˈɪkwəl] adjective *** 1) the same in value, amount, or size All the workers have an equal share in the profits. of equal value/size/quality etc: His wife was doing work of equal importance. equal in value/size/quality etc: An …   English dictionary

  • equal — 01. Einstein s most famous formula states that E [equals] mc2. 02. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spent his life working to obtain [equality] for all people in society. 03. Unions have helped women receive an [equitable] wage for the work they do.… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • equal — 1. As a verb, equal has inflected forms equalled, equalling in BrE and equaled, equaling in AmE. 2. As an adjective, equal is followed by to (The square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides), whereas the… …   Modern English usage


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