House of Cards

What Does "House of Cards" Mean?

"House of cards" is an English idiom. It means "a situation or system that is unstable, fragile, and likely to collapse or fail."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "house of cards" used in a sentence:

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