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sticking plaster

(stĭk′ĭng) Chiefly British
n.
An adhesive bandage.
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They explained I was eligible for this new treatment that would just involve wearing a sticking plaster.
It is true, as Blair's critics suggest, that his campaign for instant summary justice to be handed out by police is little more than a sticking plaster on a deep wound society has inflicted on itself.
In 2015, for example, Cederroth launched a watertight sticking plaster for children under the Salvequick Acqua Block Kids brand as well as a sticking plaster decorated with the popular Minion characters from the Despicable Me feature films.
The sticking plaster of 15-minute visits is peeling away and what lies beneath is a sickening lack of respect for people who deserve much better than a flying stop from a harassed carer.
In focusing on aviation supply in London and the south-east, the report looks like a sticking plaster job for the UK economy as a whole.
He said: "So far, all governments have been merely applying a sticking plaster to the crisis of low pay.
GOVERNMENT plans to bring in 80 extra staff to tackle delays at Heathrow Airport are like "putting a sticking plaster on a serious injury", a union says.
Their midweek win over Lille was welcome, but merely a sticking plaster, as Claudio Ranieri's appointment is yet to produce the desired effect.
Rogerb didn't seem to think the latest initiative would be enough: "Well, it's a start, although pounds 14k isn't going to go very far; a sticking plaster on a ruptured artery
London, March 12 (ANI): Skin cancer patients have a new reason to smile - doctors are set to unveil the first ever sticking plaster that can cure the deadly disease.
THE SPL's pounds 3million bail-out to their clubs is a sticking plaster on the hull of the Titanic.
Don't use a sticking plaster, use healing and earnest prayer instead.
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