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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 1 decade ago

what does "an elephant in the room" mean?

there's an elephant in the room.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    It means that one big thing that everyone knows is an issue, but no one has the courage to discuss.

    "The 15-year-old girl's pregnancy was the elephant in the room at her school."

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  • 1 decade ago

    It means that there is a lot of unresolved tension in the air. And it's usually the tension felt after a fight between people that haven't made up yet instead of "romantic" tension.

    Or it could literally mean that there's an elephant in the room.

  • 1 decade ago

    There's something at hand that's just too big to ignore.

  • 1 decade ago

    1. it means there's a big secret in the room

    2. it means ur obese

    3. it maens that there's an elephant in ur home and u should get OUT!!

    shoot it lol jk

  • 1 decade ago

    this expression means when there's something obvious that everyone notices, but instead they ignore it. sometimes people will act anxious or awkward.

  • 1 decade ago

    It means you're going to need a bigger garbage bag and a shovel.

  • 1 decade ago

    Free peanuts? I'm not sure.

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