[Study with Daily Busan] the elephant in the room
"the elephant in the room"
What does "the elephant in the room" mean?
It means there's a big issue everyone is avoiding or ignoring on purpose, usually because it's uncomfortable or awkward to talk about.
In Korean, it means "다루기 껄끄러운 주제"
Here's a refined example sentence:
"At dinner, the bad smell was the elephant in the room, but no one mentioned."
From. Miriae Moon
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