There are 2 translations of tuck in Spanish:

tuck1

Pronunciation: /tʌk/

n

  • 2 u (snack food) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], golosinas (fpl)

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There are 2 translations of tuck in Spanish:

tuck2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (place) meter he tucked the blanket firmly under the mattress metió bien la manta debajo del colchón it looks better tucked into your skirt queda mejor por dentro (de la falda) she tucked the magazine under her arm se colocó la revista debajo del brazo he tucked the letter into his pocket se metió la carta en el bolsillo she sat with one leg tucked under her estaba sentada sobre una pierna 1.2 [person] arropar she tucked him into bed lo arropó bien en la cama
  • 2 (sew) [blouse/curtain] hacerle* jaretas or (CS) alforzas a, alforzar* (CS)

vi

  • the blouse tucks into the skirt la blusa va or se lleva por dentro (de la falda)

Phrasal verbs

tuck away

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (eat) [colloquial/familiar] [pies/cakes] zamparse [familiar/colloquial] , pulirse [familiar/colloquial] , mandarse (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] those kids can sure tuck it away ¡cómo tragan or papean esos chicos! [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + o + adv (put away) guardar he quickly tucked the letter away in his pocket escondió or se guardó la carta rápidamente en el bolsillo the house is tucked away at the foot of the hill la casa está enclavada en un rincón al pie de la colina she has a tidy little sum tucked away for her old age tiene unos ahorritos guardados para la vejez

tuck in

v + adv (eat) [colloquial/familiar] ponerse* a comer, atacar* [familiar/colloquial] tuck in everybody! ¡al ataque! [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2.1 (in trousers, under mattress) meter tuck your shirt in métete la camisa por dentro (de los pantalones) tuck the sheets in mete las puntas de las sábanas debajo del colchón 2.2 [stomach/chin] meter 2.3 [child/invalid] arropar

tuck into

v + prep + o
[colloquial/familiar] ponerse* a comer, atacar* [familiar/colloquial]

tuck up

v + o + adv
to tuck sb up (in bed) arropar a algn (en la cama)

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