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buy time

Definición de buy time en inglés:

Delay an event temporarily so as to have longer to improve one’s own position.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He also realised that Britain was not well prepared for war and that he needed to buy time to improve Britain's military position.
  • But it buys time in the hope of getting a better eventual mix of investments and in the expectation that share prices generally will pick up.
  • Freezing also buys time, holding the material in suspended animation until the work of cleaning and repairing begins.
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Palabra del día haughty
Pronunciación: ˈhɔːti
adjective
arrogantly superior and disdainful