A hot potato
“A hot Potato”
This idiom refers to speaking about an issue (mostly current), which many people are talking about and which is usually disputed.
Paul: Have you heard of the new school rules that the school is going to implement?
Mike: Yeah I have. Many people are talking about it. It’s a hot potato at the moment.
Is there a current issue in your country or neighbourhood or school that is a hot potato?
Do you have a similar idiom in your country?
Do you know of any other idioms in english that you believe are similar in meaning?