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not be carved/etched in stone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnot be carved/etched in stonenot be carved/etched in stoneused to say an idea or plan could change John has several new ideas for the show, but nothing is etched in stone yet. stone
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not be carved/etched in stoneJohn has several new ideas for the show, but nothing is etched in stone yet.
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