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sock sth away

US informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with sock   /sɒk/ us    /sɑːk/
to save money by putting it in a bank or by investing it (= giving it to companies hoping to get more back): He's socked away hundreds of dollars in a savings account.
Translations of “sock sth away”
in Chinese (Traditional) (透過將錢存銀行或投資)存(錢),儲蓄…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通过将钱存银行或投资)攒(钱),储蓄…
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