Keep on file

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Definition

(Your CV has been) kept on file: (Your CV has been) archived, stored, recorded, registered
idiom

(we have your details) on file: (we have your details) stored, saved, archived, in our system

Examples

  • "If anything matching my requirements does come up, I am still interested, so please do keep my records on file."
  • "They all say the same thing: We're keeping your resumé on file and we can call you if we have any openings."
  • "However, I will keep your resume on file and contact you if ever a suitable position becomes available."
  • "I'm sending over some of Edward Moon's hair, and, well, you already have my DNA on file somewhere, I suppose."

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