*put (something) off*
Definition: to postpone or delay an event, appointment or decision.
(This phrasal verb has more than one meaning)
E.g.1: You can’t put the decision off much longer. They need to know your answer by the end of the week.
E.g.2: He put off doing the work until the night before it was due.
This phrasal verb can be separated. (E.g.1)