someone can do no wrong

someone can do no wrong
someone can do no wrong informal phrase
used for saying that someone is considered by other people to be perfect, although you may not agree with this opinion

His parents think he can do no wrong.

Thesaurus: favouritism and unfairnesssynonym
Main entry: wrong

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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