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English definition of “be tucked away”

be tucked away

phrasal verb with tuck     /tʌk/ verb
to be in a place that is hidden , or in a place that few people go to: He lives in a cottage tucked away in the countryside .Placing and positioning an object
(Definition of be tucked away from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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