- an interesting subject for debate, especially one which is not essential to the matter under discussion.
noun: debating point, plural noun: debating points
- an extraneous proposition or inessential piece of information used to gain advantage in a debate.
Oxford American Dictionary
...連接兩個獨立子句,因為此兩個子句的動詞相同,故第二句的動詞可以省略. the debate over the megafaunal extinction is one of the liveliest in paleontology today...
我覺得「political charged debates」應該是：公辦辯論會 「political」除了「政治的」意思外，也有「行政的...
debate 爭辯 A fierce debate on the tax cut was going on. 一場圍繞著減稅的辯論正在激烈進行 中。 a debate on abortion 一個對於墮胎的爭辯 所以是用 on 喔!