jam tomorrow


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jam tomorrow

  (British)
something that you want which you are told you will get soon but which never appears Nobody will accept a pay cut, and it's not enough to promise jam tomorrow.
See also: jam, tomorrow
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Then the R&B king, 31, will be driven straight to a nearby airfield in a classic 1960s Rolls-Royce and flown by private jet to star in New York's Hot 97 Jam tomorrow.
It shows that with this council, there is no jam tomorrow, let alone today.
Jam tomorrow prime minister David Cameron has dredged the pit of all pits by his latest decree.
Kevan Jones, the shadow armed forces minister, said: "Our forces don't want jam tomorrow and P45s today.
But Shadow Defence Minister Kevan Jones stormed: "Our armed forces don't want jam tomorrow and P45s today.
Once again, when it comes to Europe, it's always jam tomorrow.
The trainer and jockey Jason Maguire might well have made it a treble as Jam Tomorrow still held a narrow advantage at the final flight of the novice handicap hurdle but came down and left Mrs Peacock to take the spoils.
It is a bit of jam tomorrow but I think he got the message and I hope he'll deliver on his promises.
Regrettably in mental health provision it has always been the case of jam tomorrow.
If the clamouring for Bruton to take over as leader gets any louder it may be a case of jam tomorrow for Richard, perhaps?
The magic jam tomorrow will not pay for the cost today.
Highlights include the bluesy Jam Tomorrow, the melancholic Ghost In The Hills and the lightning-lively Een Kleijne Komedye.
All I have heard from the current prime minister is jam tomorrow.
Ministers are frightful windbags and should only put in an appearance when invited or have something useful to say other than lavish helpings of jam tomorrow.