on ice

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on ice [idiom]

To delay or postpone something

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The oil projects are on ice and can’t be run at the moment. We have to wait for the sanctions to be terminated.

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

on ice

on ˈice idiom
1. (of wine, etc.) kept cold by being surrounded by ice

All the food is laid out and the champagne is on ice.

2. (of a plan, etc.) not being dealt with now; waiting to be dealt with at a later time

We've had to put our plans on ice for the time being.

3. (of entertainment, etc.) performed by skaters on an ice rink

Cinderella on ice

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 4th Edition

be on ice

If a plan is on ice, a decision has been made to delay it for a period of time:

Both projects are on ice until the question of funding is resolved.

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