kick something into the long grass

kick something into the long grass
Kick something into the long grass
If an issue or problem is kicked into the long grass, it is pushed aside and hidden in the hope that it will be forgotten or ignored.

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  • kick something into the long grass —    If an issue or problem is kicked into the long grass, it is pushed aside and hidden in the hope that it will be forgotten or ignored.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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