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flutter in the dovecote Explained

flutter in the dovecote at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Phrase

flutter in the dovecote Inter: idiomati » c
  • A disturbance, usually one caused within a prescribed group of people.
  • I further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past

    Related terms

    * flutter the dovecote

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » disturbance
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|opwinding|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|переполох в курятнике|m|tr=perepoloh v kurjatnike|sc=Cyrl


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * put the cat among the pigeons