double standard

  1. an ethical or moral code that applies more strictly to one group than to another
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How To Use double standard In A Sentence

  • He said: ‘I think it is underhanded and duplicitous and it is double standards.’
  • He is just another politician with seemingly double standards and a selective memory. Times, Sunday Times
  • After all, a glaring double standard has been a hallmark of our nation's drug policy for decades.
  • Double standard, did Helicopter Ben pose in Cosmo? Matthew Yglesias » Nominations Calvinball
  • Step 2 was to accuse the administration of observing a double standard on leaks, giving reporters national security information when the information benefits them and vilifying leakers when it doesn't.
  • It's a rare instance of the double standards around women and appearance benefiting us, not them. Times, Sunday Times
  • So I'll let you decide whether this smells of hypocrisy and double standards. Times, Sunday Times
  • On its website, however, the cultural cringe is evident and double standards obtain. Double Standards
  • This double standard is what enables and entices women to shed their clothes.
  • We don't ask them to turn up to work with their shirts off or in tight trousers for the women, so this represents double standard. The Sun
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