to make common cause
/mˌeɪk kˈɑːmən kˈɔːz/
to join with someone to achieve a common goal
in a body
/ɪn ɐ bˈɑːdi/
in one group together
there is safety in numbers
/ðɛɹ ɪz sˈeɪfti ɪn nˈʌmbɚz/
used for saying that being with other people makes a situation or activity less dangerous
to go / swim with the tide
/ɡˌoʊ swˈɪm wɪððə tˈaɪd/
to act or think in the same way as the majority of people in a society
laced mutton
/lˈeɪst mˈʌʔn̩/
someone who earns money by having sex with people
red-light district
/ɹˈɛdlˈaɪt dˈɪstɹɪkt/
an area in a city or town that is filled with strip clubs, brothels, and other sex oriented businesses
brain drain
/bɹˈeɪn dɹˈeɪn/
a situation in which highly intelligent or skilled people of a country move to another country so that they can live a better life
glass ceiling
/ɡlˈæs sˈiːlɪŋ/
an invisible barrier or limitation that prevents certain groups, particularly women or minority individuals, from advancing to higher positions or achieving higher levels of success in a professional or organizational context
to come out of the closet
/kˈʌm ˌaʊɾəv ðə klˈɑːzɪt/
to no longer keep one's sexual preference or gender identity a secret
to jump / climb / get on the bandwagon
/dʒˈʌmp klˈaɪm ɡɛt ɑːnðə bˈændwæɡən/
to attempt to become popular or successful by doing something that is becoming fashionable
to go to the polls
/ɡˌoʊ tə ðə pˈoʊlz/
to give a vote in an election
gray vote
/ɡɹˈeɪ vˈoʊt/
voting power held by older adults or senior citizens in elections
a sign of the times
/ɐ sˈaɪn ʌvðə tˈaɪmz/
something that shows how the society is like now, particularly how bad it is
with one voice
/wɪð wˈʌn vˈɔɪs/
with everyone expressing the same opinion
grass roots
/ɡɹˈæs ɹˈuːts/
the ordinary people or members of a community who have a common interest or concern and form the foundation or basis of a movement, organization, or political party
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