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lame duck

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  1. lame ducknoun

    an elected official still in office but not slated to continue

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  1. lame duck

    defaulter (at the stock exchange)

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  1. Tatiana Stanovaya:

    The successor issue disappears. The issue of Putin as a lame duck disappears.

  2. Sarah Palin:

    Many just accept that lame-duck status, hit the road, draw the paycheck and milk it. I'm not putting Sarah Palin Alaska through Sarah Palin Alaska -- I promised efficiencies and effectiveness.

  3. Jerome Powell:

    It would be helpful if we could get that done, if you could get that done, i would encourage Congress, particularly over the next few weeks of the lame duck, let’s try to get something done.

  4. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    I can't imagine that a Republican majority Congress in a lame duck session after the American people have spoken would want to confirm a nominee opposed by the NRA, the NFIB, and the New York Times says would move the court dramatically to the left, this nomination ought to be made by the next president.

  5. Tony Evers:

    It is now abundantly clear that the lame-duck session was nothing more than an illegal power grab intended to override the will of the people.

Translations for lame duck

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  • incapacitadoSpanish
  • siipirikkoFinnish
  • canard boiteuxFrench
  • लंगड़ा बत्तखHindi
  • ברווז צולעHebrew
  • ラメダックJapanese
  • nieudacznica, nieudacznikPolish
  • бедолага, неудачник, несчастненький, бедняга, неудачницаRussian
  • vekling, stackare, krakeSwedish
  • me腳鴨Chinese

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    • A. flush
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