dead issue

dead issue

n. an issue that doesn’t matter anymore. It’s a dead issue. Forget it.
See also: dead, issue
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He added that Kala Bagh Dam was dead issue and no one would dare to start work on it until the life of last ANP's worker.
I hope this is a dead issue now and will not be used against me.
said PJS, adding: "I personally think he's just inciting some chatter on an issue that should have been a dead issue a long time ago.
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He said Liverpool supporters don't want it so it's a dead issue.
Our supporters are not for it, therefore it is a dead issue.
Clearly, the idea of a Jordan Cove import terminal is a dead issue, and it is high time FERC personnel cleared the decks and began the task of "bringing their thinking up to date.
We won't be taking this lying down, we will continue to fight this and we don't believe this is a dead issue yet," he said.
But a PHF official said the PCB was raising a dead issue.
Charlie Wi - a Westlake High alum - said he thought the grooves were a dead issue but that "it was something to talk about other than Tiger Woods.
It's a dead issue in both Anthony and my books -I'm not answering any more questions about it.
In actual fact we are considering the option of creating a protection area for the turtles, and we will consult the relevant parties," he said, but added, "this is not a dead issue and we are constantly looking at ways to resolve problems.
Harkin's claim; however, what is clear is that card check is not a dead issue this year.
The alleged studies is from our point of view a dead issue.