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Meaning of “tuck” - Learner’s Dictionary

tuck

verb     /tʌk/
tuck sth into/behind/under, etc
to push a loose piece of clothing or material somewhere to make it tidy: Tuck your shirt in. I tucked the sheet under the mattress.Placing and positioning an object
tuck sth behind/under/in, etc
to put something in a small place so that it is safe and cannot move: I found an old letter tucked in the back of the book.Placing and positioning an objectHiding and disguising
Translations of “tuck”
in Korean 밀어 넣다…
in Arabic يَحْشُر…
in Portuguese enfiar…
in Catalan ficar (per dins)…
in Japanese ~を押し込む…
in Italian rincalzare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 整理, 把(衣服等的末端)塞進…
in Chinese (Simplified) 整理, 把(衣服等的末端)塞进…
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