leave (something) to one side

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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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Put the spinach leaves into a enough lemon to coat, toss together, then leave to one side.
Then fry the chopped bacon for four minutes and leave to one side.
We may leave to one side speculation as to how many students might be moved to enroll for a course with such a title.
45) While these contributions cannot be in any way discounted (the foregoing remarks have certainly been indebted to them), they largely leave to one side why their findings matter in the wider realm of artistic possibility: the centrality of the work remains more assumed than argued.
Spoon this chocolate mixture generously over each cake, scatter the remaining walnuts on top to stick and then leave to one side for the chocolate to set before serving.
Chuck the watermelon into a large mixing bowl and leave to one side.
Cook the chopped chicken breast for about five minutes and leave to one side in a bowl.
3 Combine all the other ingredients for the sauce, stir in the walnuts, season, and then leave to one side.
Try this easy-to-make snack: INGREDIENTS 250g Philadelphia Original 100g smoked salmon, chopped Black pepper to taste Grated rind of 1/2 lemon 8 sheets of filo pastry 3 tbsp oil METHOD Mix together the Philadelphia, salmon, black pepper and lemon rind and leave to one side.
Twice baked Caerphilly cheese souffle INGREDIENTS - SERVES 6| 150ml double cream | 300ml milk | 225g Caerphilly cheese | 6 eggs (separated) | 50g butter | 50g plain flour | 1 small onion | 3 whole peppercorns | 2 cloves of garlic | 1 bay leaf | 1tsp English mustard | 6 teaspoons laverbread FOR THE TOPPING| 60g parmesan | 50ml cream METHOD| In a saucepan add the milk, cream, onion, peppercorns, garlic and bay leaf and bring to the boil, turn it off and leave to one side to infuse.
Slice peppers, put all veg together and leave to one side.