on ice
phrasal 1. with every likelihood of being won or accomplished 2. in reserve or safekeeping

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on ice — {adv.} or {adj. phr.}, {slang} 1. The same as won; sure to be won. * /The score was 20 10 in the last inning, and our team had the game on ice./ 2. Away for safekeeping or later use; aside. * /You will have to put your vacation plans on ice until …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on ice — {adv.} or {adj. phr.}, {slang} 1. The same as won; sure to be won. * /The score was 20 10 in the last inning, and our team had the game on ice./ 2. Away for safekeeping or later use; aside. * /You will have to put your vacation plans on ice until …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On Ice — may refer to: On Ice (film), a 1935 Mickey Mouse cartoon On Ice (Bambee album), 1998 On Ice (Machine Gun Fellatio album), 2004 On Ice , an episode of the TV series Counterstrike See also All pages with titles containing On Ice …   Wikipedia

  • on ice — If plans are put on ice, they are delayed and no action will be taken for the foreseeable future …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • On Ice — Mickey patine Mickey patine est un dessin animé de Mickey Mouse produit par Walt Disney pour United Artists et sorti le 28 septembre 1935. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distinction …   Wikipédia en Français

  • on ice — adjective a) performed by ice skaters as an ice show Cinderella on ice. b) not being used, or not to be used e.g. put on ice …   Wiktionary

  • on\ ice — adv or adj. phr. slang 1. the same as won; sure to be won. The score was 20 10 in the last inning, and our team had the game on ice. 2. Away for safekeeping or later use; aside. You will have to put your vacation plans on ice until your debts are …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on ice —    If plans are put on ice, they are delayed and no action will be taken for the foreseeable future.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If a project or plan is put on ice, all further action has been suspended or postponed for an indefinite… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • on ice — mod. in reserve. □ That’s a great idea, but we’ll have to put it on ice until we can afford to put it into action. □ I have two boyfriends. One I see every weekend, and the other I keep on ice for a rainy day …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • on ice —    in prison    Stored like edible provisions:     I learnt a bit in Brixton I was on ice there for two years. (Fiennes, 1996 Brixton is an English prison) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • on ice — away for safekeeping or later use, aside The city decided to put the plans for a new stadium on ice until they can raise more money …   Idioms and examples

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