sticking plaster


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Synonyms for sticking plaster

adhesive tape used in dressing wounds

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But Mark Serwotka, general secretary of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union, warned: "Drafting in staff from other areas of an already overstretched agency is like putting a sticking plaster on a serious injury, it will do nothing to stop the inevitable from happening.
This Labour-led council has turned Sandwell into a waking nightmare and it will take more than a sticking plaster applied by Bill Thomas and Company to change that.
For more than 30 years, RCA Bignami has performed at the highest levels of technical precision to create rotary die cutting implementations as well as rotary sticking plaster machines of the most demanding kinds.
The house is conceived as a linear colonisation of the canyon, providing a metaphorical sticking plaster for the geological scar.
6billion from primary care in the past decade, so in that context PS20million is little more than a sticking plaster.
The global tax system needed major surgery, instead we got a sticking plaster.
He's just putting a sticking plaster on the problem.
The cost would be outweighed by the colossal amount that is being spent at the moment using the old sticking plaster technique.
Manuel Cortes, general secretary of the Transport Salaried Staffs Association, described it as "a sticking plaster to try and save the franchise system which is mortally wounded".
In the face of criticism from Liverpool and other councils, the Government has flourished a last minute sticking plaster.
First pop a really small sticking plaster on your pet's eyebrow.
Long term unemployment will continue to be a threat in 2012 so we can't afford to place workers in unsuitable positions, which is a so-called solution that only adds a sticking plaster to the problem.
London, Jan 23 (ANI): A light-emitting sticking plaster, which could be used at home at a cost of just 100 pounds, could now potentially help thousands of people diagnosed with skin cancer.
The Chancellor's plans to guarantee bank deposits up to pounds 100,000 is a necessary sticking plaster to stop bleeding from the banking system," he said.
It can be worn by the patient in a similar way to a sticking plaster, while the battery is carried like an iPod.
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