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postpone something until something

to delay something until something happens or until a later time. Can we postpone our meeting until tomorrow? The picnic was postponed until Saturday.
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With this history the king was even more profoundly interested than with the other -- and, as the day broke before its conclusion(notwithstanding all the queen's endeavors to get through with it in time for the bowstringing), there was again no resource but to postpone that ceremony as before, for twenty-four hours.
Another circumstance which decided him to postpone pursuit of the Arabs was the painfulness of his wound.
The Rajah Muda Saffir, tiring of the excuses and delays which Bududreen interposed to postpone the fulfillment of his agreement with the former, whereby he was to deliver into the hands of the rajah a certain beautiful maiden, decided at last to act upon his own initiative.
he said quietly, "for I shall postpone my journey until I know the whole truth.
It would be absurd to postpone it now," Metaxa spoke with some heat, and his eyes glinted angrily from between his narrow lids at the imperturbable Charles.
I was asked to postpone my visit, as a favor to herself, because she had her own reasons for wishing it.
Beauly had wished to postpone her visit on account of the state of Mrs.
But postpone the appointment, and don't sign the papers till the day after to-morrow; by that time you may find it impossible to retain Rabourdin,--in fact, in all probability, he will send you his resignation--"
Never postpone business," is the very first lesson we instil into our commercial pupils.
He would be revenged, but just at present his legs were so numb and his head so dizzy that he must postpone the gratification of his vengeance.
He walks abreast with his days and feels no shame in not 'studying a profession,' for he does not postpone his life, but lives already.
But you are distant from me, and it is possible that you may dread and yet be pleased with this explanation; and in a probability of this being the case, I dare not any longer postpone writing what, during your absence, I have often wished to express to you but have never had the courage to begin.
I am not in the least surprised that she postpones her appearance as long as possible.
Sometimes it seems as if they grudge the longevity which postpones their chance of an effective scene.
The European Parliament decided on Thursday to postpone a vote on Turkey's progress report until June, because of the large number of amendments and the limited time.