動詞短語 to file away 的意思是把同類文件存檔。
All my letters are filed away in a big cabinet in my office.
On Friday mornings I pay the bills and invoices from the past week, then I file them away.
還有一個有趣的俚語表達就是 the circular file。你知道當我們把某物放進 circular file 後，這樣東西去哪兒了嗎？答案就是廢紙簍。
A: What happened to those printouts?
B: Oh, they went in the circular file, sorry. I didn't think you needed them.