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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


What does poverty is not a crime mean?

Meaning of idioms with examples...

poverty is not a crime

(Also poverty is no sin)
This expression is used to mean that it is not a crime to be poor and that we shouldn't condemn people for their poverty.


I don't know why the police are chasing those poor people out of town. Poverty is not a crime.

This idiom is in the crime category

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