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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “be on ice”

be on ice

If a plan is on ice, a decision has been made to delay it for a period of time
搁置,暂缓
Both projects are on ice until the question of funding is resolved.
在资金问题解决以前,两个项目都搁置了。
Delaying and wasting time
(Definition of be on ice from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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