the salt of the earth

noun phrase

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: a very good and honest person or group of people These folks are the salt of the earth.

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“The salt of the earth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20salt%20of%20the%20earth. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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