some are more equal than others


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Related to some are more equal than others: Animal Farm

some are more equal than others

Some types of people are treated more favorably or preferably than others, despite an appearance of equality. A noun can be used after "some" to specify the type of person being described. The idea is that everyone's point of view is equally valid, but in the mainstream media, some are more equal than others. The tax code is constructed in such a way that some taxpayers are more equal than others.
See also: equal, more, other

ˌsome (people, members, etc.) are more equal than ˈothers

(saying) although the members of a society, group, etc. appear to be equal, some get better treatment than othersThis phrase is used by one of the pigs in the book Animal Farm by George Orwell: ‘All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.’
See also: equal, more, other