In short, both stopgap and makeshift means a substitute you make do with on a temporary basis.
While police brutality is indeed a vicious virus, one should not jump to the conclusion...
A portmanteau word is one created from combining two existing words.
As a social group, farmers obviously are the weakest sector in the distribution of interests in society.
The financial crisis in America has put the golden parachute under renewed scrutiny.
One of the pressing issues facing many nations today and tomorrow is that concerning the aging population.
In contrast to Wall Street, where big money changes hands, the Main Street is where common folks eke out a trade.
When I spoke to my class they submitted a whole range of theories as to why this was the case.