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put awayphrasal verb
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put somebodyaway[often passive] (informal)
- 1to put something in the place where it is kept because you have finished using it I'm just going to put the car away (= in the garage).
- 2to save money to spend later She has a few thousand dollars put away for her retirement.
- 3(informal) to eat or drink large quantities of something He must have put away a bottle of whiskey last night.