on the drawing board


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on the drawing board

(of an idea, scheme, or proposal) under consideration; not yet put into practice.
To get something off the drawing board is to put something into action or to realize the first stages of a project.
See also: board, drawing, on

on the ˈdrawing board

being prepared or considered: It’s just one of several projects on the drawing board.
See also: board, drawing, on

on the drawing board

In the planning stage; under consideration.
See also: board, drawing, on