Translation: from english

to put sth on the back burner

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  • burner — noun (C) 1 AmE the part of an oven or heater that produces heat or a flame: a gas burner gas ring BrE 2 put sth on the back burner informal to delay dealing with something until a later time: We ve had to put the vacation plans on the back burner …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • burner — burn|er [ˈbə:nə US ˈbə:rnər] n 1.) BrE the part of an ↑oven or heater that produces heat or a flame ▪ a gas burner ↑burner, ↑oven, ↑hotplate, ↑timer 2.) AmE one of the round parts on the top of a ↑ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • put something off — POSTPONE, defer, delay, put back, adjourn, hold over, reschedule, shelve, table; informal put on ice, put on the back burner. → put * * * postpone something they can t put off a decision much longer * * * ˌput sthˈoff derived to change sth to a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring — ring1 W2S1 [rıŋ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(jewellery)¦ 2¦(circle)¦ 3 give somebody a ring 4¦(bells)¦ 5¦(criminals)¦ 6 have the/a ring of something 7 have a familiar ring 8 run rings around somebody 9¦(cooking)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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