(a) marked man

(a) marked man
a marked man/woman/ phrase
a man or woman who is in danger because someone wants to hurt or kill them

After she spoke out against the corporation, she was a marked woman.

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a marked ˈman/ˈwoman idiom
a person who is in danger because their enemies want to harm them

He has been a marked man since he decided to cooperate with the police.

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