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Kick the can down the road

>Put off confronting a difficult issue or making an important decision, typically on a continuing basis.
>To avoid dealing with a problem
>To postpone dealing with something in the hopes that it becomes someone else’s problem
>To leave a complicated issue for some other day
>To avoid or delay making an important decision, normally on a regular basis
>To ignore a problem in the hope that it will go away
>To reschedule a final action with a temporary solution


>I appreciate that he doesn’t want to raise taxes, but sooner or later you have to stop kicking the can down the road

>It’s not a good idea to kick the can down the road and let the next generation to solve the global warming problem.

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