on ice” = do nothing about something until a future time
We were going to buy some new furniture, but the low advertised prices ended yesterday, so we’ve put the plan on ice.”

tighten your belt” = spend less money
She wanted to redecorate her house with new furniture, but she has had to tighten her belt since she lost her job.”

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?How did Tim's father probably die
?How is his mother taking the passing of her husband
His mother is going to support herself by _____.
The viewing for Tim's father is _____.
Tim has asked Heather to _______ at the funeral.