leave/put something on/to one side

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leave (something) on one side

To keep something separate, reserved, or in stasis so as to use or deal with it later. The players on this team need to leave their frustrations with one another on one side until after the championship match. I think I'll leave that research paper on one side until I have these smaller assignments completed.
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leave (something) to one side

To keep something separate, reserved, or in stasis so as to use or deal with it later. The players on this team need to leave their frustrations with one another to one side until after the championship match. I think I'll leave that research paper to one side until I have these smaller assignments completed.
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leave/put something on/to one ˈside

put something in a separate place so that you can deal with it later: After you’ve taken the bread out of the oven, leave it on one side to cool.Leaving that to one side for now, are there any other questions?
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