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The revelations concerning MPs' expenses is still ongoing and we should wait until it is over before going to the polls; then we can clear the decks.
A Dutch auction is being held for people to clear the decks of tat or treasure and have a laugh while they do it.
Blades boss Neil Warnock wants to clear the decks at Bramall Lane to allow him to bring in fresh faces for the club's battle to beat the Premiership drop.
Anyway, get this match away and we can clear the decks for England on Saturday.
But Carlisle will clear the decks whatever the result of their Conference play-off with Aldershot - the first leg is at the Recreation Ground today.
The live gig will showcase some of the new album by The Players, Clear The Decks, as well as giving advice to bands.
I agree with the prosecution that it is commendable that you should wish to clear the decks before your release.
The difference is that whereas our board of directors when they offered me the job said I didn't have to sell anybody and there's a bit of money to buy players, I think Coventry had to clear the decks.
The move into the Irish market by the two German discounters comes at a time of renewed pressure on the government to lift the 13 year old ban on below cost selling in the trade, which would clear the decks for a full scale price war between the multiples.
Though painful in the short term, these charges will clear the decks for strong earnings growth for the rest of 1997.
He is one of a string of players set for the exit door as Spurs clear the decks this summer.
He said: "My departure helped clear the decks and I think it has been the best thing for Hearts.