English version

sacrificial victim

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsacrificial victimsacrificial victimRRa person or animal that is killed and offered as a sacrifice (=gift) to a god victim
Examples from the Corpus
sacrificial victimHe had to shift the blame, find a sacrificial victim.Is she perhaps a sacrificial victim?And at their feet, a white-clad sacrificial victim, was the body.Yet again, housing is the main sacrificial victim.In most cases, however, the imam was a sort of sacrificial victim.Now he is Yahweh's sacrificial victim.And the sacrificial victim is yourself.They were in the middle of a hideous ritual, and they were the sacrificial victims.
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