in store

[in store] {adj.} or {adv. phr.} 1. Saved up in case of need; readyfor use or for some purpose.

If the electricity goes off, we havecandles in store in the closet.

The squirrel has plenty of nuts instore for the winter.

Compare: IN RESERVE, IN STOCK, ON HAND. 2.Ready to happen; waiting. - Often used in the phrase "hold in store"or "have in store".

What does the future hold in store for the boywho ran away?

There is a surprise in store for Helen when she getshome.