out-tray


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out-tray

(in an office) a tray for outgoing correspondence, documents, etc.
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It's a well-meaning-enough proposal despite the odious 'tsar' tag and the fact that there's all-too often a temptation, once a person or people have been appointed, for those in authority to consider the problem solved, and consign it to an out-tray.
It signifies the end of a job well done, as it's clipped to your work and the paper is moved to the out-tray.
The truth is it can take six to nine months for a letter to get from the out-tray of the immigration department to the post box.
Many people do manage to work with only an in-tray and an out-tray on their desks, but others have papers stacked on every spare surface, including the floor.
The names in the OUT-TRAY include Marcelino, Alain Goma, Diego Gavilan and Daniel Cordone.
* HEN Paul Bittar settles into his chair as the new chief executive of the BHA in a few days' time, he will find himself staring at an in-tray overflowing with well-intentioned advice, an empty out-tray and a pending tray containing a document left by his predecessor Nic Coward.