lay aside for (someone or something)

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lay aside for (someone or something)

To save or keep something in reserve for someone or for a future use. A noun or pronoun can be used either before or after "aside." You should lay aside part of each paycheck for your retirement fund. We should lay some lunch aside for Jerry, I'm sure he'll be hungry when he gets home.
See also: aside, lay

lay something aside for someone or something

to put something aside, in reserve, for someone or something. I laid some cake aside for Tom, but someone else got it. I laid aside some cake for Tom.
See also: aside, lay