Next question

Next question.

Inf. That is settled, let's move on to something else. (Usually a way of evading further discussion.) Mary: When can I expect this construction noise to stop? Bob: In about a month. Next question. Bill: When will the board of directors raise the dividend again? Mary: Oh, quite soon. Next question.
See also: next, question
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At that, I made sure the man started, for I heard the blunderbuss rattle on the window-sill; and it was after quite a long pause, and with a curious change of voice, that the next question followed:
HAVING shown that no one of the powers transferred to the federal government is unnecessary or improper, the next question to be considered is, whether the whole mass of them will be dangerous to the portion of authority left in the several States.
But if I'm not the same, the next question is, Who in the world am I?
After having established in his own mind what he should NOT have done, the next question was, what he should do, then.
If she had only pressed them a little further--if she had not unconsciously led me astray again by the very next question that fell from her lips--she
The next question is, what is the best time for seeing Fairies?
was the next question, which, somehow, brought the laugh on Norman.
The use of the word camp to describe a collection of habitations naturally suggested war to me, and my next question was as to whether the war was over, and who had been victorious.
was Saxon's next question, so impossible did it seem that such an amazement of horse-flesh could ever be hers.
Simon sharply; "but I'll ask the next question if you like.
How long I should be alone was the next question to assail me as I swam frantically about once more in search of a means to escape.
Female curiosity would inevitably put the next question, "Who is she?
She suddenly put her basket away, and clasped her hands together to quiet the trembling of them, before she asked her next question.
Boffin's acquaintances with the names and situations of foreign lands being limited in extent and somewhat confused in quality, he shaped his next question on an elastic model.
Then the next question is, what the devil do you want with me, as the man said, wen he see the ghost?