The council might just as well have handed over the cash settlement at the very hint of industrial action instead of pussyfooting
around a dispute that it neither had the desire nor resolve to see through.
We're not pussyfooting
about - you come in, you sweat, you work hard and you go out.
I am sick of this government pussyfooting
around and kow-towing to Germany, France, Brussels and all the rest of the EU who have cost this country so much money, keeping them afloat.
Before his first match back, the no-nonsense Glaswegian has already told his new players he will not be "pussyfooting
around with them", nor tolerate any "whingeing".
The President was referring to Ubial's pussyfooting
in buying medical supplies for the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police even after the fighting in Marawi City started months ago.
So stop pussyfooting
around and get this project up and racing before it's lost for ever.
must stop now and Kenny and Martin must put the country first and engage in meaningful talks.
To order cruel NHS chiefs to stop pussyfooting
You've got to put your whole heart and soul up on that stage because they're not having it if you're going to be pussyfooting
"This precipitate and unduly harsh action demonstrates the undue haste and priority given to investigations against the Vice President and his family, while pussyfooting
on the anomalies perpetrated by Liberal Party and administration allies," Quicho said.
Why can't the world not be honest and say what is plainly true instead of pussyfooting
around the edge of the truth while trying to avoid offending the guilty and upsetting the politically sensitive.
around by getting caught up in should-have or what-if thinking.