May 17, 2006

sell someone down the river

Posted in Idioms at 9:52 am by Feng

sell someone down the river — to betray someone who trusts you [freedict]

On 'Prison Break', the vice-president was the mastermind behind the scene to frame Lincoln and put him on death penalty. She was backed by a powerful company, which financed her running for the presidency. However, after being messed up in the Lincoln's matter, she realized that the company no longer trusted her. She complained to her bodyguard: "The company is selling me down the river."


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