English version

commit something to paper

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcommit something to papercommit something to paperformalWRITE to write something down commit
Examples from the Corpus
commit something to paperBut there is a limit to which governments at any level wish to, or can, commit policies to paper.The dynamic is lost in the process of committing them to paper.Unlike many top executives, he doesn't believe in committing thorny issues to paper.The writer appeared to have been so anxious to commit the message to paper that the conventional opening had been dispensed with.
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