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English definition of “tuck sth away”

tuck sth away

phrasal verb with tuck     /tʌk/ verb [T usually + adv/prep]
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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