hot potato n. Informal
A problem that is so controversial or sensitive that those handling it risk unpleasant consequences:

gun control—a political hot potato.

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Universalium. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • drop like a hotpotato —    If you drop someone or something like a hot potato, you leave them or immediately stop associating with them.     As soon as the article was published, she dropped him like a hot potato …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Hot Potato (game show) — Infobox Television show name = Hot Potato caption = show name 2 = Celebrity Hot Potato genre = Game show creator = writer = Scott Wyant director = Richard S. Kline starring = Bill Cullen narrated = Charlie O Donnell theme music composer = Hal… …   Wikipedia

  • Faux Pause — Infobox Television show name = Faux Pause caption = Mary Gallagher and Sean Donnellan comment on Hot Potato genre = Comedy camera = picture format = 4:3 audio format = runtime = creator = developer = producer = executive producer = presenter =… …   Wikipedia

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