the law of the jungle

noun phrase

used to describe a situation in which people do whatever they want to or whatever is necessary to survive or succeed
an industry governed by the law of the jungle

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“The law of the jungle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20law%20of%20the%20jungle. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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