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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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For the chicken patties: Soak the breadcrumbs in the milk and leave to one side. Then fry the spring onions with butter, until soft .
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.
The comprehensive retrospective organized by Walter Hopps in 1976 for the American bicentennial - Rauschenberg's first since the early '60s - had a revelatory impact on a new generation of writers, most of them well trained in the protocols of art history.(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.
Mix together 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar, the juice of 1/2 lemon, a pinch of salt and pepper and leave to one side.
Leave to one side. Place chicken in a roasting dish with plenty of room for your roast potatoes.
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.
Remove the duck breasts from the pan, slice them into thick pieces and leave to one side. Put the watercress, mint and cashew nuts in the bowl with the watermelon, then toss everything together.
Leave to one side. To make the cheesecake base, place the biscuits into a food processor and blend to form fine crumbs.
3 Combine all the other ingredients for the sauce, stir in the walnuts, season, and then leave to one side.