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addaword.gifdefinition of kick the can

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kick the can down the road: delay dealing with a serious problem in the hope that it will go away
You can't solve a debt problem with more debt. European leaders are just kicking the can down the road.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 11/07/2012 15:03:00
Definition of kick the can from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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