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tuck
British English: /tʌk/
American English: /tək/

Translation of tuck in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 he tucked his legs under him
    er schlug die Beine unter
  • 2
    (put tucks in)
    Biesen nähen in
    + Akk.

noun

  • 1 (in fabric) (for decoration)
    Biese, die
    (to shorten or tighten)
  • 2no pl., no indef. art. (British English) (School) [dated] [colloquial]
    (food)
    Erfrischungen [und Süßigkeiten]

Phrasal verbs

tuck away

transitive verb 1 the house is tucked away behind the trees
das Haus liegt versteckt hinter den Bäumen
2 [colloquial]
(eat) [colloquial]
she can certainly tuck it away
sie kann ganz schön was verputzen
[colloquial]

tuck in

transitive verb tuck in the blankets
die Decken an den Seiten feststecken
tuck your shirt in!
steck dein Hemd in die Hose!
(in bed) See examples:tuck somebody in
jemanden zudecken
intransitive verb
[colloquial] [colloquial]
tuck-in

tuck into

intransitive verb [colloquial] (eat) See examples:tuck into something
sich Dat. etwas schmecken lassen

tuck up

transitive verb 1
hochkrempeln
(Ärmel, Hose)
hochnehmen
(Rock)
2
(cover snugly)
be tucked up [in bed]
zugedeckt [im Bett] sein

Definition of tuck in:

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