in storage

idiom

: in a place where things can be kept safely when they are not being used
He kept his belongings in storage until he found an apartment.

Examples of in storage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Space is running out, with more than 33,000 in storage or on display at museums around the country. Stephanie Yang, Los Angeles Times, 3 Apr. 2024 Besides the quantum leap in storage, Gmail also came equipped with Google's search technology so users could quickly retrieve a tidbit from an old email, photo or other personal information stored on the service. Michael Liedtke, Quartz, 1 Apr. 2024 Her chapter in particular took a hard financial hit, Flores said, and poured most of its resources and finances into putting hundreds of dresses in storage. Stephanie Lam, The Mercury News, 31 Mar. 2024 With four frozen embryos remaining in storage at a fertility clinic, the Rays, who live in Huntsville, Ala., decided to change course. Roni Caryn Rabin, New York Times, 7 Mar. 2024 After his death in 2014, an unfinished work — consisting of up to five drafts that the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature was working on during the last years of his life — remained in storage at his personal archive at the University of Texas. Pau Mosquera and Oscar Holland, CNN, 7 Mar. 2024 In 2021, after Beijing imposed a sweeping National Security Law on Hong Kong to ban sedition, secession and subversion, the university removed the statue under the cover of darkness and placed it in storage. Oscar Holland, CNN, 20 Mar. 2024 Still, there were two hundred and fifty thousand pounds of legal weed deteriorating in storage, and patience was ebbing in Albany. Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker, 19 Feb. 2024 The reality is that when embryos are thawed, transferred, or even left in storage, there’s a chance they could be damaged. Ruthie Ackerman, Vogue, 13 Mar. 2024

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“In storage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20storage. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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