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buckpasser

One who shifts or reassigns the blame or responsibility (for something) to another person, group, or thing. Every politician becomes a buckpasser when they fail to deliver on their promises. Maybe instead of being a buckpasser, you should have a think about what you could be doing to improve your performance.

gas-passer

slang Someone who administers anesthesia (which comes in gaseous forms). Once the gas-passer is done, we'll go ahead in and start operating.

buckpasser

n. someone who cannot accept the responsibility for something. (see also pass the buck.) When something really goes wrong, everybody suddenly becomes a buckpasser.

gas-passer

n. a jocular nickname for an anesthetist. (Hospitals.) My gosh! The gas-passer charged almost as much as the surgeon.
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Poor pass protection leads to poor quarterback performance and while Deshaun Watson has been good under pressure -- his 88.1 passer rating in these situations was the third-best of 2018 -- it is significantly worse than his production from a clean pocket (111.6).
In Table 2, when we control for the number of black players (besides the passer) on the court, we find that this estimated racial difference disappears completely (with an insignificant point estimate of 0.26 percentage points).
The cross-sectional areas of the holes created by the suture passers were: tapered needle = 0.37 [mm.sup.2], SutureLasso[TM] = 0.96 [mm.sup.2], BirdBeak[TM] = 2.20 [mm.sup.2], and Viper[TM] = 0.92 [mm.sup.2] (Table 1).
Confidential informants with knowledge of underworld trafficking in stolen and counterfeit identification documents can help investigators identify check passers and others involved in organized check frauds.
The Oxford Latin Dictionary (sv) now confidently identifies Catullus' passer as the blue thrush, a physically attractive bird that is easily tamed and tends to become attached to its owner.(10) At the same time poem 3.1 reminds us that Catullus associates Lesbia's pet with Venus and Cupid.
The future Hall of Famer leads all quarterbacks with a 122.3 passer rating.
Les voyageurs ont subi des questionnaires sur les motifs de leurs voyages, et ont ete informes qu'ils allaient devoir passer trois jours a Rome avant de continuer leurs voyages vers leurs destinations.
Dubai - As part of its celebrations to mark the World Migratory Bird Day which is held this year, under the theme '"Energy -- make it bird-friendly!", some 160 wild birds like houbara, hawks, collared dove pigeon, sparrow (Passer), yellow-headed passer, and diamond pigeon were released on Sunday in Al Khawaneej area 2.
The play-side DE would rush inside out and would get the "sack" if the OLB forced the passer to pull up and set to throw.
The actor, who is set to star in BBC's Passer By as a train passenger who ignores a woman about to be sexually assaulted, says he won't be turning the other cheek.
Despite the lack of a rigid hierarchy, members typically fall into one of several roles - leader, check procurer, counterfeiter, information broker, or check passer.
Far from being as deliberately planned as her mother's, Mary's career as a passer starts when she trades places with her jailed fiance George, who has been sentenced to death for participating in a bloody slave revolt (227).
A consistent passer since 2015 when the SGLG was first introduced, the province successfully passed the all or nothing challenge, the SGLGs seven governance areas, namely, Financial Administration, Disaster Preparedness, Social Protection, Peace and Order, Business Friendliness & Competitiveness, Environmental Protection and Tourism, Culture and the Arts.
Karachi -- Two persons including a passer by and a dacoit have been killed during robbery in a milk shop in the area of Korangi No 1.5 Karachi.
3- Les revenus nets de leasing des huit societes de leasing cotees ont progresse de 12,6% au 30 septembre 2015 par rapport au 30 septembre 2014 pour passer de 183,4 millions de dinars a 206,5 millions de dinars.