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salt sth away

informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with salt   /sɒlt/ us    /sɑːlt/
to save something, often money, secretly: He salted away a fortune over the years and no one ever knew!
Translations of “salt sth away”
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密儲存(常指錢)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密储存(常指钱)…
(Definition of salt sth away from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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