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English definition of “tuck”


verb [T usually + adv/prep] (STORE SAFELY)    /tʌk/
to put something into a safe or convenient place : Tuck your gloves in your pocket so that you don't lose them. She had a doll tucked under her arm . Eventually I found the certificate tucked under a pile of old letters . Tuck your chair in (= put it so that the seat of it is under the table ) so that no one trips over it.Placing and positioning an object
(Definition of tuck verb (STORE SAFELY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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