English version

tuck something ↔ away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtuck something ↔ away phrasal verb1 be tucked away a) BUSY PLACEif a place is tucked away, it is in a quiet area The village of Eyam is tucked away behind the hills. b) HIDE/MAKE IT HARD TO FIND OR SEEFINDif someone or something is tucked away, they are hidden or difficult to find The envelope was tucked away in her jewel box.2 SAVE MONEY informal to store something, especially money, in a safe place Every member of the family can now tuck away either £9 or £18 a month in one of these savings plans.3 EAT British English informal to eat a lot of food, usually quickly and with enjoyment tuck→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tuck awayI shall remove your clothes myself, fold them, tuck them neatly away from the tide and the sand.I tuck everything away, his toes, his fingers all swaddled against the wind.But I tuck it away in my memory to tell Kate.By now most of us had tucked our binoculars away inside anoraks out of the wet.But he tucked his manuscript away with a good grace.be tucked awayNell's private letters were tucked away in a box in the attic.Oh yet, it was tucked away in a cupboard, and was immobile and almost unplayable!Foldaway slippers for the flight are tucked away in a holdall with disposable nappies and sick tablets.The campground is tucked away in a valley.Tiny baskets of cherries are tucked away in the display, an idea popular in Victorian times.About 50 kinds of nonalcoholic beverages are tucked away in the specially marked sections of liquor store coolers.Cappellini's elegant showroom was tucked away in Via Statuto.The stage is tucked away like a box in the wall.Grandmother's portrait had been there before but was tucked away now in an alcove in the dining-room.Great bolts of cloth are tucked away on ledges behind him, where they look just as snug as mummies.
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Verb table
tuck
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytuck
he, she, ittucks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytucked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tucked
he, she, ithas tucked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tucked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tuck
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tucked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tucking
he, she, itis tucking
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you, we, theyare tucking
Past
I, he, she, itwas tucking
you, we, theywere tucking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tucking
he, she, ithas been tucking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tucking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tucking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tucking
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