Put finishing college on hold for awhile, she said without any sign of resentment.
But all his disappointments, if not forgotten, at least were put on hold when he qualified for a Varsity letter and the right to wear the maroon sweater of the Parkside Bulldogs.
The last item on Dean's list of pleasurable activities was punching one if you want this and two if you want that buttons, then sitting on hold while listening to elevator music from some bureaucratic office.
The announcement by the Department of Health just after Christmas to put certain PFI projects on hold created some consternation.
To pay for his college education, Borlaug would periodically put his education on hold to find work.
Even ever-smiling Maria, the newly hired helper, put her smile on hold and looked ready to cry.
His dream of being a veterinarian had been put on hold while he raised his sister - and the money to go back to college.