on the back burner : Idioms in English

on the back burner

Put on hold
Usage:
Now that his father was ill, Mark decided to put his travel plans on the back burner.

on the back burner in News

  1. More details sought on proposed real estate panel

    Luzerne County Council did not create a new real estate committee Tuesday because several council members want more details on its structure and purpose.Council Chairman Tim McGinley proposed the committee to jump-start plans for vacant, unused county-owned properties, saying he fears the topic will remain on the back burner.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Times Leader

  2. The End of the Rainbow: The Intelligence-Industrial Complex

    The Edward Snowden-National Security Agency leak case raises anew the balance between means and ends that has been simmering on the back burner of the nation’s consciousness for a decade or so.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Swampland

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