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addaword.gifdefinition of long grass

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 10:47:00
Definition of long grass from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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