A hot potato

Today’s Idiom:

“A hot Potato”

This idiom refers to speaking about an issue (mostly current), which many people are talking about and which is usually disputed.

Example:

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?