buy time
Contemporary Examples

Netanyahu Concedes Iran Hasn’t Yet Decided To Dash For A Bomb Ali Gharib March 3, 2013
Vigilante Bedbug Exterminators Brian Ries August 26, 2010
Israel’s Top Iran Expert: You Can’t Out-Negotiate the Mullahs Dan Ephron October 21, 2012
Is Super PACs’ Influence on the 2012 Presidential Election Overhyped? Ben Jacobs February 15, 2012
China’s Currency Ploy Gordon G. Chang June 20, 2010
Are We Headed for Another Global Crash? Charles R. Morris May 23, 2010

Historical Examples

The Map of Life William Edward Hartpole Lecky

Increase the time available for a specific purpose. For example, Renting an apartment buys them time to look around for a new house.


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