the chosen few


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the chosen few

a small group of people who are treated differently or better than other people, often when they do not deserve it There's a special entrance with revolving doors for the chosen few in the company.
See also: chosen, few
References in classic literature ?
A few years ago he had landed in England friendless and unknown, to-day he had stepped out from even amongst the chosen few and had planted his feet in the higher lands whither the faces of all men are turned.
Companies can only afford to send the chosen few to training.
Throughout the season, names are selected at random from the membership database, the chosen few then being invited to attend the annual Jblue Christmas party or even become the Blues' match day mascot or toffee girl.
BEING one of the chosen few still working this week in the much depleted offices of Liverpool city centre, I've had the pleasure of picking my way through the organic debris left by pre-Christmas revellers in the streets.
Under 14s will have to write to Haribo in fewer than 100 words to explain why they should be one of the chosen few.
The chosen few who attended the Las Vegas wedding included John "Webbo" Webster and Danny Baker.
There are people who are cut out to be fullbacks and then there are the chosen few like me who were born to be a Heisman Trophy-winning tailback.
Based on a comic book series of the same name, the film's action takes place in a fairytale world where the chosen few are able to manipulate - or 'bend' - fire, air, water or earth.
Having been told it is time to tighten our belts, it defies all logic that the people of this seemingly bankrupt island are left with bread crusts while the chosen few should enjoy double layer cake.
Perusing the list, I was distraught to find my favourite was missing from the chosen few.
It is the right of every child to receive a good education,not just the chosen few.
THESE are the homes that only the chosen few can afford.
SIR - Am I alone in thinking that the chosen few of Welsh rugby - the top clubs and the Welsh Rugby Union - are about to stitch up the game without any discussion with the Welsh public and supporters?
The chosen few will then go on to attend drama classes before the new cast members are incorporated into the plot.
Academically, he has penalized education for all California students and their parents, who pay the bills, except for the chosen few who meet Davis' personal requirement of being in the top 4 percent in their class.