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on the drawing board

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon the drawing boardon the drawing boardif a plan or product is on the drawing board, it is in the process of being planned or prepared Other car manufacturers have similar projects on the drawing board. drawing board
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on the drawing boardPlans also are on the drawing board to develop chips for the cable industry.The balancing of these main curves is done on the drawing board.Parisians remain unconvinced that the project will be approved, especially since it is not the only idea on the drawing board.Until that changes, the Tobin tax will remain on the drawing board.Additional programs in international studies and telecommunications were on the drawing board.
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