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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.
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a period of time spent asking people for their opinions or support
an afternoon full of crafts
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Definition and synonyms of long grass from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.