long grass - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    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