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fiddle while Rome burns

to enjoy yourself or continue working as normal and not give any attention to something important and unpleasant that is happening that you should be taking action to prevent: Environmentalists claimed governments were fiddling while Rome burned.
(Definition of fiddle while Rome burns from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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