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fudge the issueAdopt a solution to a specific problem which does not address the larger, more general problem of which the specific problem is an instance.Rate it:

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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.Rate it:

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side issueAn issue or topic which is not of direct significance to a primary concern.Rate it:

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every good boy deserves fudgeA mnemonic phrase to help remember the order of the five lines on a musical treble stave in order from the bottom to the top: E G B D F.Rate it:

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fudge factorA quantity introduced to compensate for uncertainty.Rate it:

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fudge factorany padding or compensation built into a guess or estimateRate it:

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fudge packerUsed other than as an idiom: see fudge, packer.Rate it:

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fudge packerA male homosexual.Rate it:

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fudge packerA person who practices anal sex.Rate it:

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fudge the factsSomeone who complains constantly but does not tell the straight story.Rate it:

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pack fudgeto perform homosexual anal sex.Rate it:

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what the fudgeEuphemistic form of what the fuck.Rate it:

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blame canadaA catch phrase for shifting attention away from a serious social issue by laying responsibility with Canada.Rate it:

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kick into touchTo evade an issue.Rate it:

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on opposite sides of the barricadesOf starkly different, opposite views on an issue.Rate it:

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answer backTo issue echo characters, protocol responses, reflexive connection requests, etc.Rate it:

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baby elephant in the roomAn obvious but mostly inconsequential issue.Rate it:

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bigger fish to fryA much more pressing issue to attend to.Rate it:

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bring up againstTo cause someone to have to solve a problem or deal with an issue.Rate it:

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can of wormsA troublesome situation; an issue whose resolution is difficult or contentious, but not necessarily complex.Rate it:

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come to gripsseize the day! grasp the meaning, act upon the challenge, address the issue, issue stringent directives, take command, show 'em who's boss!Rate it:

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cut throughto deal with an issue quicklyRate it:

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elephant in the roomA problem or difficult issue that is very obvious, but is ignored for the convenience or comfort of those involved.Rate it:

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get intoTo become involved in a discussion, issue, or activity.Rate it:

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get itTo possess a preferred outlook on a given issue or issues.Rate it:

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give outTo issue; to distribute.Rate it:

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glaze overTo gloss over. An important issue that is often glazed over.Rate it:

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go over someone's headTo take up an issue with another person's boss or other superior rather than beginning or continuing to deal with the original person.Rate it:

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have an axe to grindTo have a dispute, resentment, or grudge, sometimes with a disposition to act on that resentment covertly; to have a bias; to take issue with something.Rate it:

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hill to die onAn issue to pursue with wholehearted conviction and/or single-minded focus, with little or no regard to the cost.Rate it:

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hot buttonA central issue, concern or characteristic, especially one that motivates people to make a choice.Rate it:

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les rats quittent le navireLes gens se désolidarisent, parce qu’ils ne voient pas d’issue ou de solution.Rate it:

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non est factumThe plea of the general issue in an action of debt on bond.Rate it:

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not that there's anything wrong with thatA signal phrase that one does not wish to offend when discussing a potentially contentious issue involving personal beliefs.Rate it:

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nuclear optionA procedure by which the United States Senate can decide any issue with a simple majority, rather than the usual supermajority.Rate it:

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play the race cardTo assert that race or racism is responsible for a course of events, especially when race is not of particular significance to the issue in question; to attempt to inspire a particular reaction by raising the issue of race.Rate it:

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political footballA contentious political issue or problem that is often debated or discussed, but that remains unresolved; an issue or problem which is avoided by authorities and handed off to others.Rate it:

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political footballOngoing unproductive wrangling or posturing between political factions, resulting in failure to deal with an issue or problem in a decisive or appropriate way.Rate it:

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quarrel outTo dispute by arguing; to hash out or battle out an issue.Rate it:

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read up onTo learn about a subject; to acquire knowledge on an issue.Rate it:

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slip throughTo get past an inspection or procedure without any issue.Rate it:

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sticking pointA disputed issue or state of affairs that causes an interruption or outright impasse in progress towards some goal or resolution, especially in negotiation or argumentation.Rate it:

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talk throughTo comfort someone as they endure trauma; to help someone consider an issue or see certain aspects of it.Rate it:

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that is itFinished. There is nothing more to the issue.Rate it:

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that was itFinished. There was nothing more to the issue.Rate it:

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that's itThere is nothing more to the issue. That's all.Rate it:

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the jury is still outThe issue has not yet been decided.Rate it:

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the thing isUsed to introduce the main point or issueRate it:

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throw down the gauntletTo issue a challenge.Rate it:

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tiptoe aroundTo act very cautiously about something; to avoid speaking about a painful or controversial issue.Rate it:

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