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tuck sth away

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with tuck   /tʌk/ us  
to put something in a private, safe place: Grandma always kept a bit of money tucked away in case there was an emergency.Keeping and storing thingsHiding and disguising
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