fish to fry
phrasal concerns or interests to pursue — usually used with other

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fish to fry — informal : things to do or deal with We ll have to address that problem tomorrow. Right now we ve got other/bigger fish to fry. [=we ve got other/bigger problems that we need to give our attention to] • • • Main Entry: ↑fish fish to fry see ↑fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish to fry — concerns or interests to pursue, or matters to attend to (usually other fish to fry) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish to fry — noun A matter to attend to …   Wiktionary

  • fish to fry, have other —  Have other responsibilities, possibilities …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • have bigger fish to fry — to have something more important or more interesting to do. I couldn t spend a lot of time on the problem – I had other fish to fry …   New idioms dictionary

  • have other fish to fry — To have something else to do or attend to • • • Main Entry: ↑fish * * * have bigger/​other fish to fry phrase to have more important things to do or think about Thesaurus: to be busysynonym Main entry: fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • have bigger fish to fry — have bigger/​other fish to fry phrase to have more important things to do or think about Thesaurus: to be busysynonym Main entry: fish * * * have bigger/other fish to ˈfry idiom to have more important or more interesting things to do Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • other fish to fry — {n. phr.}, {informal} Other things to do; other plans. * /They wanted John to be the secretary, but he had other fish to fry./ * /Mary was invited to the party but she refused because she had other fish to fry./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • other fish to fry — {n. phr.}, {informal} Other things to do; other plans. * /They wanted John to be the secretary, but he had other fish to fry./ * /Mary was invited to the party but she refused because she had other fish to fry./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • other\ fish\ to\ fry — n. phr. informal Other things to do; other plans. They wanted John to be the secretary, but he had other fish to fry. Mary was invited to the party but she refused because she had other fish to fry …   Словарь американских идиом

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