sleeping giant

sleeping giant
sleeping giants
If you refer to someone or something as a sleeping giant, you mean that they are powerful but they have not yet shown the full extent of their power. [JOURNALISM]

The trust, which has 2.3 million members, has been characterised as a sleeping giant of the environment movement.

English dictionary. 2008.

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