BEOLINGUS
Dictionary - TU Chemnitz

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etw. zurückstellen; etw. auf Eis legen {vt} [übtr.] to temporarily shelve sth.; to shelve sth.; to pigeonhole sth.; to put sth. on ice; to kick sth. into touch [Br.]; to kick sth. into the long grass [Br.]; to put sth. on the backburner [Am.] [fig.]

zurückstellend; auf Eis legend temporarily shelving; shelving; pigeonholing; putting on ice; kicking into touch; kicking into the long grass; putting on the backburner

zurückgestellt; auf Eis gelegt temporarily shelved; shelved; pigeonholed; put on ice; kicked into touch; kicked into the long grass; put on the backburner

Wir haben beschlossen, diesen Vorschlag zurückzustellen. We decided to temporarily shelve this proposal.