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Black Sheep


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The phrase 'Black Sheep' is used for a person who fails join other in some common cause or one who betrays his associates.

Generally, the colour of a Sheep is white or brown. A sheep with black fleece is rarely visible. Hence the use of the phrase.



Sample Usage

1. Ever since I have brought the irregularities in the notice of the principal, he has been branded as black sheep.

2. There is black sheep in every society.

3. Mr Mathur is a black sheep in his family.


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