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salt sth away

phrasal verb with salt uk   /sɒlt/  us   /sɑːlt/ verb [T]
to ​save something, often ​money, ​secretly: He ​salted away a ​fortune over the ​years and no one ​everknew!
(Definition of salt sth away from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “salt sth away”
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密储存(常指钱)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密儲存(常指錢)…
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