a new broom
a newly appointed person who is likely to make far-reaching changes
This phrase comes from the proverb a new broom sweeps clean.
Related Idioms and Phrases :
a broth of a boy
a lively boy – Irish
too many cooks spoil the broth
If too many people are involved in a task or activity, it will not be done well. – proverb
1997 - Times - Too many cooks spoil the broth and at Apple there is now the equivalent of Marco Pierre White, Anton Mosimann and Nico Ladenis.
the state perceived as a sinister force supervising citizens' lives.
Big brother comes from the slogan Big Brother is watching you
in George Orwell's novel 7984.
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