Definition of tuck away phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


tuck away

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1be tucked away to be located in a quiet place, where not many people go The shop is tucked away down a backstreet.
  2. 2to hide something somewhere or keep it in a safe place She kept his letters tucked away in a drawer. They have thousands of pounds tucked away in a savings account.
  3. 3(British English, informal) to eat a lot of food
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