Meaning of “tidy sth away” in the English Dictionary

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"tidy sth away" in British English

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tidy sth away

phrasal verb with tidy uk /ˈtaɪ.di/ us /ˈtaɪ.di/ verb [ I or T ]

to put things back in drawers, cupboards, and other places where they are kept, after you have used them:

The children were expected to tidy away their toys before bedtime.

(Definition of “tidy sth away” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)