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tuck something away

Definition of tuck something away in English:

1Store something in a secure place: employees can tuck away a percentage of their pretax salary
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  • With companies purchasing storage space in record numbers, the question that presents itself is how to manage and monitor all of this information once it is tucked away.
  • For some people using coupons is a bother - but if you get in the habit of tucking them away in your purse, it will become second nature.
1.1 (be tucked away) Be located in an inconspicuous or concealed place: the police station was tucked away in a square behind the main street
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  • This bijou design hotel near the Costa Smerelda is tucked away at the end of a beach road in Conca Verde, a smattering of smart villas on the protected Coluccia peninsula on Sardinia's stunning north coast.
  • The Cimetière de Laval is tucked away on the Chemin Bas St-François, a bucolic, sober field far away from the traffic and noise of the city across the river.
  • The Media Collection is tucked away on the fifth floor, surrounded on three sides by the ocean of print that comprises the upper half of the library.
2 informal Eat a lot of food.
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