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put sth aside

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

B2 to ​save something, usually ​time or ​money, for a ​specialpurpose: I put ​aside a little every ​month for a ​deposit on a ​house. He ​tries to put some ​timeaside every ​evening to ​read to the ​kids.
(Definition of put sth aside from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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put sth aside

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (putting, put, put)
to ​save something, usually ​money or ​time, for a ​specialpurpose: Our ​regularsavingsaccount is suited to ​savers who want to put aside a ​fixedamount each month. We need to put some ​time aside to ​plan the ​conference.
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: Can we put that ​question aside for now?
(Definition of put sth aside from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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