Idiom of the week- a White knight
Posted by englishlessons on May 20, 2013
a person or firm that gives money to a company in order to prevent it from being bought by another company, especially one that saves a firm from being taken over by an unacceptable purchaser
At the last minute, a hostile takeover was averted. A white knight came to the rescue.
We are hopeful that we can avoid being purchased by our competitor. We need a white knight.
In fairy tales, the white knight is the good knight who rescues people from danger.
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