nothing is sacred

nothing is sacred

A set phrase used to bemoan a lack of respect for something or some topic. You should know by now that nothing is sacred for these tabloids. I'm not opposed to being a progressive society, but for kids these days it seems like nothing is sacred!
See also: nothing, sacred
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nothing is ˈsacred

often used by somebody to complain that people do not respect traditions, ideas, values, etc. as much as they should: For journalists these days nothing is sacred (= they will write about anything).
See also: nothing, sacred
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FATHER TIM FOREMAN, OF THE CHURCH, SAID THE THEFT WAS A SIGN OF THE TIMES.Alex Cargill: "Nothing is sacred anymore, why would it be?
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My CEO friend is undoubtedly right; nothing is sacred anymore in business.
"But you have to realize that nothing is sacred and nothing is certain," he adds.
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