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    What does "gorilla in some room" mean like in 'The cost of the war is becoming the 8 hundred billion dollar gorilla in a room when it comes to opposition in the war'?

    Many thanks

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    Re: gorilla in the room

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    What does "gorilla in some room" mean like in 'The cost of the war is becoming the 8 hundred billion dollar gorilla in a room when it comes to opposition in the war'?

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    'A gorilla in the room' means that there is an issue that simply cannot be ignored. The cost of the war is an issue that cannot be ignored! It is so large that it cannot be paid easily!

    Does this example answer your question?

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