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Yes, Minister

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishYes, MinisterMinister YesˈYes, ˌMinister  a humorous British television programme of the 1980s about the disagreements between a government minister, Jim Hacker, and the high-ranking civil servant who works with him, Sir Humphrey Appleby. Sir Humphrey uses clever methods to make sure that the minister never makes any decision which Sir Humphrey does not approve of. When the character Jim Hacker became prime minister, the name of the programme changed to Yes, Prime Minister. see also Sir Humphrey
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