The British Idiom – Stabbed in the back
Definition of Stabbed in the back
When we are stabbed in the back by a backstabbing colleague, we have been betrayed by those we trusted.
Examples of Usage of Stabbed in the back
I’ve been lied to, slandered, and stabbed in the back by people I thought were my friends. Why do you want to spread such malicious gossip about me? There’s no need to stab me in the back.
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