Idiom: a hot potato
- A difficult situation or problem that people don't agree on and don't want to handle.
- In the USA, gun control remains a hot potato in politics—even after mass shootings at schools.
- Another hot potato in US politics is whether or not to keep abortion legal.
- Raising salaries for non-managerial staff has become a hot potato at my office.
- Mediterranean migrants are Europe's hot potato.
- President Trump's trade wars are becoming a hot potato for farmers in several states who are negatively affected by tariff wars with foreign trading partners.
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