on ice

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 paid.
The senator was voted out of office. He is on ice until the next election.
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