voice in the wilderness


voice in the wilderness
   If you are the only person to express a warning or an opinion on a matter which is ignored by most others, you are a voice in the wilderness.
   

For many years she was a voice in the wilderness protesting against child labour.


English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • voice in the wilderness — Someone who expresses an opinion that no one believes or listens to is a voice in the wilderness, especially if proved right later …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • voice in the wilderness — prophet, helper …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • A Voice in the Wilderness Holy Scriptures — is a private edition of the Holy Bible that is based on the Masoretic Text and the Textus Receptus. It is not an original translation, but rather an amalgamation of the King James Version, the New King James Version, the Modern King James Version …   Wikipedia

  • (a) lone voice in the wilderness — a (lone) voice in the wilderness if you are a voice in the wilderness, you are the only person expressing a particular opinion, although later other people understand that you were right. With her passionate pleas for peace, she was a lone voice… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) voice in the wilderness — a (lone) voice in the wilderness if you are a voice in the wilderness, you are the only person expressing a particular opinion, although later other people understand that you were right. With her passionate pleas for peace, she was a lone voice… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) voice in the wilderness — a voice in the wilderness phrase someone whose suggestions are ignored For too long environmentalists have been a voice in the wilderness. Thesaurus: unimportant person or peoplesynonym Main entry: wilderness …   Useful english dictionary

  • a voice in the wilderness — ► a voice in the wilderness an unheeded advocate of reform (with allusion to the Gospel of Matthew, chapter 3). Main Entry: ↑wilderness …   English terms dictionary

  • a voice in the wilderness — someone whose suggestions are ignored For too long environmentalists have been a voice in the wilderness …   English dictionary

  • a voice in the wilderness — an unheeded advocate of reform (see Matt. 3:3 etc.). → wilderness …   English new terms dictionary