file away

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file away (third-person singular simple present files away, present participle filing away, simple past and past participle filed away)

  1. To store in a file; to get rid of a document by placing it in a file or other storage.
    Would you help me file away these reports?
  2. To cause oneself to remember (something); to avoid expressing a feeling, fact or idea until an appropriate time.
    His words hurt, but I'll file away my emotions until I can get my revenge.