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Kick into the long grass conceal a problem or difficulty in the hope that it will not be considered or discussed. The notion is of putting a ball out of play.

kick into touch make it impossible for something to be considered or discussed (figurative use of touch in Rugby and Soccer as meaning the area beyond the sidelines, out of play).

See also kick up one's heels at heel, kick down the ladder.


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