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put sth away

phrasal verb with put
 
 
/pʊt/ verb [T] ( present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
B1 to put something in the place where you usually keep it: She folded the towels and put them away in the cupboard. Keeping and storing things
Translations of “put sth away”
in Chinese (Traditional) 儲藏, 把…收拾(或儲藏)起來…
in Russian класть на место…
in Turkish her zamanki yerine koymak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 储藏, 把…收拾(或储藏)起来…
in Polish schować coś…
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