not have a monopoly on


not have a monopoly on
(not) have a monopoly on (something) if someone does not have a monopoly on something, they are not the only person who has that thing.

You don't have a monopoly on suffering, you know. Other people have problems too.


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  • not have a monopoly on something — (not) have a monopoly on (something) if someone does not have a monopoly on something, they are not the only person who has that thing. You don t have a monopoly on suffering, you know. Other people have problems too …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a monopoly on something — (not) have a monopoly on (something) if someone does not have a monopoly on something, they are not the only person who has that thing. You don t have a monopoly on suffering, you know. Other people have problems too …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a monopoly on — (not) have a monopoly on (something) if someone does not have a monopoly on something, they are not the only person who has that thing. You don t have a monopoly on suffering, you know. Other people have problems too …   New idioms dictionary

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