To be on ice 搁置

Melting ice in Antarctica
Image caption As climate change causes temperatures to rise, ice melts on Cuverville Island, off the coast of Graham Land in the Antarctic

今日短语

To be on ice 的意思是暂缓、搁置某个决定或计划。换句话说就是暂时先不考虑某件事了。

例句

I've had to put my trip to the Caribbean on ice as I need the money to get my car repaired.

All development projects are on ice until we receive more funding.

请注意

另一个非常相似的短语 to be on thin ice 的意思是如履薄冰,处境困难。

例句

John opened a luxury goods shop in 2008. He was on thin ice when the recession started.

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