to set aside (time, money): mettre de côté, garder (du temps, de l'argent)
I've set aside some time to meet with you this week. J'ai gardé un peu de temps pour vous rencontrer cette semaine.
My parents are setting aside some money to buy their vacation house. Mes parents mettent de l'argent de côté pour acheter leur maison de vacances.
- "So I thought that Thursday would be great for the two of us to set aside a few minutes to chat."
- "Here's the story about that: a couple of months ago, one of our laser printers wasn't working properly, so... so we set aside some money to buy a newer model."
- "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."
- "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."
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