To set aside

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Definition

to set aside (time, money): to reserve, to allow, to keep some (time, money)
idiom
I've set aside some time to meet with you this week.
My parents are setting aside some money to buy their vacation house.

Examples

  • "So I thought that Thursday would be great for the two of us to set aside a few minutes to chat."
  • "so we set aside some money to buy a newer model."
  • "Since Fridays are also rather busy for us all, I thought that Thursday would be great for the two of us to set aside a few minutes to chat."
  • "Certainly there are companies which have had success with this kind of initiative, however I am reluctant to set aside time for naps at this time."

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