Meaning of “kick sth into touch” in the English Dictionary

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"kick sth into touch" in British English

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kick sth into touch

UK informal

to decide not to do what you had planned to do:

Our plans to buy a new car have had to be kicked into touch now Kev's lost his job.

(Definition of “kick sth into touch” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)