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lay sth aside

phrasal verb with lay uk   us   /leɪ/ verb [T] (laid, laid)
to put something away or to stop using something: We laid it aside as a defective unit and installed a newer one.
to stop doing something, especially to stop thinking or talking about something: Laying aside healthcare for now, our main item on the agenda is unemployment.
to keep something, usually money, for use in the future: She's trying to lay something aside for her retirement.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 停下, (通常指暂时)放下,停下…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停下, (通常指暫時)放下,停下…
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“lay sth aside” in British English

    “lay sth aside” in Business English

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