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

Translation of tuck in Italian:

noun

transitive verb

  • to tuck something between, into, under, behind (of flat object) to tuck a card into a pocket
    infilare un biglietto in una tasca
    to tuck somebody's arm into yours
    infilare il braccio di qualcuno sotto il tuo
    to tuck one's shirt into one's trousers to tuck one's trousers into one's boots to tuck one's hands into one's sleeves to tuck a blanket under somebody
    mettere una coperta sotto qualcuno
    to tuck one's hair under one's swimming cap
    infilarsi i capelli nella cuffia
    she tucked her feet up under her
    si sedette o si accoccolò sui calcagni
    it tucked its head under its wing
    mise o nascose la testa sotto l'ala
    to tuck a flower behind one's ear
    mettersi un fiore dietro l'orecchio
    to tuck a blanket around somebody
    avvolgere qualcuno in una coperta

Phrasal verbs

tuck away:

tuck [something] away, tuck away [something] 1.1 (safely, in reserve)
mettere al sicuro (money, valuable)
to have £5,000 tucked away
avere 5.000 sterline da parte
1.2 (hard to find)to be tucked away
(village, document, object)
essere nascosto
(person)
isolarsi

tuck in:

1 tuck in (start eating)
gettarsi, buttarsi sul cibo
he tucked into his dinner
si è buttato sulla cena
tuck in, everybody!
2 tuck in [something], tuck [something] in
infilare (garment, shirt)
rimboccare (bedclothes)
to tuck the flap in
infilare la linguetta nella busta
3 tuck [somebody] in, tuck in [somebody]
rimboccare le coperte a

tuck up:

tuck up [somebody], tuck [somebody] up
rimboccare le coperte a
to be tucked up in bed
essere a letto con le coperte rimboccate

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