引導を渡す(いんどうをわたす)

旧統一教会との踏み込んだ関係が指摘されている閣僚や議長に引導を渡すぐらいの積極姿勢が見えていれば、ここまで支持率が低下することもなかっただろう。

If the government had shown a more proactive stance, even to the extent of recommendation of resigning to the cabinet ministers and chairpersons who have been pointed out to have an in-depth relationship with the former Unification Church, the approval rating would not have fallen so low.

引用元(reference):https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/49f24d22d949c99f5a974d903138d00ae912b0b7

意味:相手の命がなくなることをわからせる。あきらめるように最終的な宣告をする場合などにいう。「見込みのない歌手志望者に―・す」
Meaning: To let the other party know that his/her life is about to end. To make a final pronouncement to give up. To give up on an aspiring singer who has no chance of making it.

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