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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 Fem.
    (to shorten or tighten) Abnäher Mask.
  • 2no pl., no indef. art. (British English) (School) [dated] [informal] (food)
    Erfrischungen [und Süßigkeiten]

Phrasal verbs

tuck away

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

tuck in

tuck in the blankets
die Decken an den Seiten feststecken
tuck your shirt in!
steck dein Hemd in die Hose!
(in bed)tuck somebody in
jemanden zudecken
[informal]
zulangen [informal]
tuck-in

tuck into

[informal] (eat)tuck into something
sich Dat. etwas schmecken lassen

tuck up

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