English version

salt something ↔ away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsalt something ↔ away phrasal verbSAVE MONEYto save money for the future, especially dishonestly by hiding it She salted the money away in a secret account. salt→ See Verb table
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salt awayThe leisurely bath has reached just the right temperature and the birthday bath salts are bubbling away beautifully.
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Verb table
salt
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysalt
he, she, itsalts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysalted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave salted
he, she, ithas salted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad salted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill salt
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have salted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam salting
he, she, itis salting
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you, we, theyare salting
Past
I, he, she, itwas salting
you, we, theywere salting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been salting
he, she, ithas been salting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been salting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be salting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been salting
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