gather dust

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gather dust (third-person singular simple present gathers dust, present participle gathering dust, simple past and past participle gathered dust)

  1. (idiomatic) to remain unused for a long period of time
    Since he bought the book, it's just been sitting on the bookshelf and gathering dust.