Elephant in the Room

What Does "Elephant in the Room" Mean?

"Elephant in the room" is an English idiom. It means "a major problem or controversial issue that is obviously present but avoided as a subject for discussion."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "elephant in the room" used in a sentence:

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See Also

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