Definition of front burner in English:
The focus of attention: a revamp of the 1872 Mining Law is next up on the front burner Compare with back burner.
More example sentences
- Though ending racial inequality and establishing affirmative action was just one of the several issues on LBJ's front burner, Vietnam overshadowed them all.
- Federal and state policymakers should place on the policy front burner the task of finding, training, and retaining nurses and CNAs.
- It took the 9/11 attacks to put the threat of terrorism on Washingtons front burner.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia