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Spanish translation of “tuck”

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tuck

noun /tak/
a fold sewn into a piece of material
pliegue
Her dress had tucks in the sleeves.
(British ) sweets, cakes etc
chucherías, golosinas
Schoolboys used to spend their money on tuck ( also adjective) a tuck shop.
tuck in phrasal verb to gather bedclothes etc closely round
arropar
I said goodnight and tucked him in.
to eat greedily or with enjoyment
comer vorazmente, devorar, zampar
They sat down to breakfast and started to tuck in straight away.
(Definition of tuck from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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