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place aside

1. To physically move something so that it rests to one side or another. A noun or pronoun can be used between "place" and "aside." I took a bite of the sandwich and placed it aside for later. Place aside the door once you have it off its hinges so we can finish painting the door frame.
2. To temporarily stop focusing on or paying attention to something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "place" and "aside." Place the financial aspects aside for a moment and focus on what kind of work would make you the happiest. Can you two just place aside your differences for now and get this done, please?
3. To reserve or save something for someone or for a later use. A noun or pronoun can be used between "place" and "aside." I can place the dress aside for you, if you'd like to think about it for a day. I recommend you place aside a portion of each pay check as a rainy-day fund for the future.
See also: aside, place

place something aside

to set something aside or out of the way. Place this one aside and we'll keep it for ourselves. Place aside some of the smaller ones for later.
See also: aside, place
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An LED flash is placed aside the cameras and a fingerprint sensor can be seen directly below the sensors.
His lawyer unsuccessfully sought to have the plea taking deferred to Friday because Muhanji was required at Kiambu law courts and his file had been placed aside as the court waited for him.
Male and female BECS teachers from all provinces, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) are cordoned with barbed wires, police force and containers placed aside. Few female teachers have come on protest along with their children and students and brought their blankets and stoves to stay at D-Chowk till their demands are met by the government.
Once it has been completed, the strawberries can be placed aside so the chocolate can set, this will take about 30 minutes.
"However, as I turned to pick the receipt book from the envelope that I had placed aside, the man picked the hard disks and disappeared.
Political disputes need to be placed aside, Hariri said, adding that though there might not be agreement with some parties over internal and regional issues, dialogue is essential.
Mercifully, they have been placed aside their differences to grant an independent governance review and ensure Friday's meeting goes ahead along with fixtures for the rest of 2017.
Divisions must be placed aside, and we must work in tandem for a more unified Ummah, in conformity with the key principles of our religion.
In this light, portable players is placed aside as the basic functions of these products can usually be covered by such multi-functioning devices as smartphones and tablets, along with many others.
Halifax, which analysed the savings balances held by its 11 million customers, found that those living in the countryside have PS9,435 placed aside on average, which is 17 per cent higher than the PS8,060 nest egg their urban neighbours typically have.
The article did note, "core meltdowns have been identified and are correctible." The professionalism demonstrated by these engineers is what we as a Society would expect when Life and safety are being placed aside because of money.
Such a notion, believes Hamzawy, necessitates that political and electoral rivalries be placed aside for the good of the country.
Bowing to international pressure to do more while stopping short of a bolder proposal, European governments agreed last month that EoCUu500 billion ($654 billion) in fresh money would be placed aside EoCUu300 billion already committed to create an EoCUu800 billion-euro defence against contagion.
Any fears they may have over fuelling racism must be placed aside. They need reminding that their responsibility is primarily connected to health issues.
Curtains and wall lamps or pictures and mirrors should be removed and placed aside. Many people, when they buy new electronic equipment, throw away the original packaging only to regret it when it comes to moving home..