Definition of some — are more equal than others in English:

some — are more equal than others

phrase

  • Although members of a society or group appear to be equal, in reality some receive better treatment than others.

    ‘evidently, some communities are more equal than others’
    • ‘The squabbles about the International Criminal Court indicate that some states are more equal than others.’
    • ‘Some vested interests are more equal than others.’
    • ‘It means some patients are more equal than others.’
    • ‘Well, it turns out, some equal rights are more equal than others.’
    • ‘There may be the need for equality but to many unionists, some people are more equal than others.’
    • ‘They are trying to get the state to stop claiming that some relationships are more equal than others.’
    • ‘All genders are equal, you see, But on the far left some genders are more equal than others.’
    • ‘All genres are equal, but in the eyes of Hollywood, some genres are more equal than others.’
    • ‘To paraphrase George Orwell from his book, Animal Farm: ' All fuels are equal but some are more equal than others '.’
    • ‘It seems that some groups are more equal than others in the eyes of the government's equality envoy.’