🇬🇧🇬🇧 English expression Time!! 🇬🇧🇬🇧 (B2+ difficulty) under The Bus
"you threw my friend under the bus to save yourself at school today."
To "throw someone under the bus" is an expression where someone blames a friend or ally for an error for personal gain or to do something harmful to someone else in order to gain an advantage for oneself.
"Jenny threw me under the bus today. she was talking in class and the teacher caught us but Jenny said I was the one who started the conversation when it was actually her!! "
"I am sure that my manager will throw me under the bus for the failed project. He'll probably take the credit for the successes and blame me for the bits that went wrong..."
"It's shocking to know how my Dad got thrown under the bus by his colleagues."
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