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on the front burner meaning

  "on the front burner" in a sentence
  • [American slang]
    Fig. receiving particular attention or consideration. (Compare this with on the back burner. Typically: be ~; put something ~.)
      So, what's on the front burner for us this week?
      Move this project to the front burner so it will get some attention.

Examples

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  1. since you're a student, you should put your study on the front burner
  2. This is going to stay on the front burner for us,
  3. "Europe hadn't been on the front burner.
  4. Will they put development and conservation both on the front burner?
  5. The deal that remains on the front burner is with Oakland.

Related Words

  1. on the fence meaning
  2. on the fiddle meaning
  3. on the fly meaning
  4. on the fringe meaning
  5. on the fritz meaning
  6. on the game meaning
  7. on the go meaning
  8. on the good side of so meaning
  9. on the ground meaning
  10. on the heels of meaning
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