fox guarding the henhouse(redirected from like a fox guarding the hen house)
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fox guarding the henhouse
A person likely to exploit the information or resources that they have been charged to protect or control. My sister is going to put her ex-convict brother-in-law in charge of her business, and I'm worried he'll be like a fox guarding the henhouse.
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