squirrel sth away Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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squirrel sth away

phrasal verb with squirrel uk   /ˈskwɪr.əl/  us   /ˈskwɝː-/ verb
to ​hide or ​store something, ​especiallymoney, in ​order to use it in the ​future: As ​soon as I get ​paid, I ​squirrel some ​money away so I won't be ​tempted to ​spend it.
(Definition of squirrel sth away from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “squirrel sth away”
in Chinese (Simplified) 储藏,储存(尤指钱,供日后使用)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 儲藏,儲存(尤指錢,供日後使用)…
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