put aside (something)

put aside (something)
put aside (something) 1. to decide not to deal with something.

Let's put aside our differences and enjoy the evening.

2. to save something for later use, esp. money.

We're putting aside $50 a week for our vacation.

He puts some time aside each evening to read to his children.


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  • put aside — {v. phr.} 1. To save; put something aside for a special purpose. * /Peter puts $100 aside every week./ 2. To let go of; put away. * /The teacher to the students, Put your books aside and start writing your tests! / …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • put aside — verb a) to save money I try to put a few dollars aside each week, just in case I need money in an emergency. b) to ignore or intentionally forget something, temporarily or permanently, so that more important things can have ones attention. Lets… …   Wiktionary

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