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Idiom of the week – Putting out fires

Posted by englishlessons on August 17, 2012


be so busy dealing with immediate problems that you don’t do anything to prevent the same problem from happening again


He never stops to analyze the root cause of the problem. He spends all his time putting out fires.

An efficient manager does not spend all her time putting out fires.

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