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English definition of “sock sth away”

sock sth away

US informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with sock   /sɒk/ us    /sɑːk/
to save money by putting it in a bank or by investing it (= giving it to companies hoping to get more back): He's socked away hundreds of dollars in a savings account.Saving and savings accounts
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