Phrase of the Day (come to a head)-16MAY21

Phrase of the Day (come to a head)-16MAY21

Today’s “Phrase of the Day” is come to a head and its meaning is “if something comes to a head, it reaches a critical point/state where you have to take action to deal with it; reach a crisis, come to a climax, reach a critical point”.

Example Sentence: A key source of tension this time has been Jewish settlement in the east of Jerusalem… The issue came to a head in the climax of a decades-long attempt by Jewish groups to use the courts to evict Palestinian residents from Sheikh Jarrah, which lies at the heart of East Jerusalem.

Phrase of the Day (come to a head)-16MAY21

This phrase is present in The Hindu article What is the current Israel-Gaza crisis about and where is it heading? and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Hindu

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