carved/etched/set/written in stone

noun phrase

: permanent or not able to be changed
These new rules are not carved in stone; if they don't work, we'll change them.

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carved/etched/set/written in stone

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“Carved/etched/set/written in stone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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