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put sth aside

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  

(SAVE)

B2 to save something, usually time or money, for a special purpose: I put aside a little every month for a deposit on a house. He tries to put some time aside every evening to read to the kids.

(IGNORE)

C2 If you put a disagreement or problem aside, you ignore it temporarily so that it does not prevent you doing what you want to do: Let's put our differences aside and make a fresh start. Can we put that question aside for now, and come back to it later?
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