Kick the Can Down the Road

Welcome to English in a minute.Kick the can was the name of a children’s game that became popular in the 1930s. Kick the can down the road.Have you found a new apartment yet? No,I’ve just been paying rent at my same old place…One month at a time…you do know you have to get away from that roommate of yours,right? You are just kicking the can down the road.I know,Jonathan,I know.But right now,looking for a new apartment is more stressful than she is.To kick the can down the road means to avoid dealing with a difficult situation or making a hard decision until later.For example,Anna does not want to begin looking for a new apartment.So she just kicks the can down the road every month! And that’s English in a minute.

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