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    to kick something into the long grass - to delay a decision or course of action indefinitely

    The long grassing of runway 3 is disgraceful. Shows the stupidity of putting Justine Greening, the main opponent, in the transport job.

    Also Boris Johnson quoted in the Times: The attempt to try and long-grass it for three years into the other side of the election is just not realistic.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 16/08/2012
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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