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raise a dust

To cause disruption, confusion, or turmoil. Primarily heard in UK. The MP's resignation raised a dust of uncertainty within parliament about the future of the prime minister's agenda.
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raise a dust

1 cause turmoil. 2 obscure the truth. British
See also: dust, raise
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