Catch Word #134 – Let’s put it on the shelf for now

Sometimes we don’t want to discuss something right now. We want to discuss it later instead, because it is not immediately important. In this case, we can put something on the shelf and talk about it again in the future. This week’s episode is about putting those kinds of things on the shelf. You don’t want to forget about something completely, but it just doesn’t have priority. Don’t put listening to this episode on the shelf! Listen and start using the expressions right away.

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • To do your own thing
  • To put something on the shelf
  • A secretary
  • To deal with something
  • Funny story
  • To find common ground
  • Extra hands
  • To put something on the back burner
  • A lemon
  • To put something on ice
  • A city councillor
  • A time frame

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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