above the law
Meaning: If someone is above the law, they are not subject to the laws of a society.
- Just because his father is a rich and powerful man, he seems to think he's above the law and he can do whatever he likes.
- In a democracy, no-one is above the law - not even a president or a prime-minister.
James seemed to think he was above the law, so he was shocked when
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Contributor: Matt Errey