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sitting ducks

noun
plural of sitting duck

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a person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule
  • those stupid comments just made him a sitting duck for comedians

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“Sitting ducks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sitting%20ducks. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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