What does 'Kick the can down the road' mean?
If you kick the can down the road, you delay a decision in hopes that the problem or issue will go away or somebody else will make the decision later.
- Category: Transport & Travel
- Contributed By: Carmine Brasacchio
Idioms similar to 'Kick the can down the road'
- Hit the road
- There's never a road without a turning
- I'll cross that road when I come to it
- Rocky road
- Fork in the road
- Where the rubber meets the road
- Kick into gear
- Kick someone to the curb
- Kick over the traces
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