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put sth away

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ ( present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  

(STORE)

B1 to put something in the place or container where it is usually kept: Put your toys away now.

(EAT)

informal to eat a large amount of food: He put away a whole box of chocolates in one evening.
Translations of “put sth away”
in Chinese (Traditional) 儲藏, 把…收拾(或儲藏)起來…
in Russian класть на место…
in Turkish her zamanki yerine koymak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 储藏, 把…收拾(或储藏)起来…
in Polish schować coś…
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