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put (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 put their frustrations with one another to one side until after the championship match. I think I'll put that research paper to one side until I have these smaller assignments completed.
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Regretfully it seems unlikely that such entrenched views that presently exist will ever be put to one side even in the interest of the common good.
Any move looked to have been put to one side while the issues surrounding his agent Mino Raiola were being resolved.
1 Put the spinach on to your serving dish and put to one side. Pour a glug of oil in a frying pan and tip in all the bacon.
Start by cooking the quinoa - best to follow the instructions the back of the packet, as some brands may vary - put to one side once cooked.
He said: "The show is so story driven sometimes character stuff gets put to one side. There needs to be light and shade."
Any little spats that have broken out in the opening weeks just have to be put to one side, and the players have got to knuckle down and get back to being a squad again.
The Culture Secretary must put to one side the obvious support from the Murdoch press for the Tories in the election.
Kate knows she must put to one side her own fear and heartbreak and do right by her children, particularly Jess.
But even those enticing storylines deserve to be put to one side for now in order to appreciate the achievements of Lydia Ko in winning the first women's major of 2016 in thrilling fashion in the ANA Inspiration on Sunday.
All the anger over his exit to Chelsea was put to one side as supporters rightly remembered the good times.
With the savings that expatriates manage to put to one side, they have to leave and take their money with them.
According to the Gulf News, Taylor said that looking at the population in India there is got to be players who can play at a high level, but he added that education being the number one priority for people in India as all parents drilling their kids to be education-based, with their dreams put to one side, is one barrier that prevents them from becoming world class footballers.
The success of the national team will be put to one side on Sunday when the Premier League comes to a climax with Manchester City needing only a draw at home to West Ham to seal the title unless Liverpool produce a miracle swing of 13 on the goal difference when they host Newcastle.
"While I understand that we are currently working in challenging times with strained budgets, the task of facilitating and promoting the use of Welsh cannot be put to one side."