French translation of 'tuck away'
separable transitive verbtuck
1. (= put away)
[money] mettre de côté
I tucked the box away in a drawer. J’ai rangé la boîte dans un tiroir.
She had a bit of money tucked away. Elle avait un peu d’argent mis de côté.
2. (= hide) dissimuler
to be tucked away (in a quiet place) [house, shop, pub] se cacher
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Example Sentences Including 'tuck away'
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A neat little pressure washer that can be tucked away in a corner once you've finished blasting the mould off your patio and furniture.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But for now it's safely tucked away in a drawer.The Sun (2009)
Room 8 is tucked away in a corner with a Juliet balcony.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Tucked away in a corner of the fair is where fledgeling independent watch brands have their booths.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It is the kind of conversation that you have tucked away in corners of offices.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I'm not one of those people who go to a restaurant to sit tucked away in a corner.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was one of those little nuggets that you tuck away in a drawer in your head and hope to remember.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
No discreet drinks cabinets tucked away in the corner of the sitting room for them.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Tucked away in the far northwest of Devon, it has the find of the season.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Tucked away in a corner perhaps, but still there.Drug-Free Pain Relief (1987)
I then found two birthday cards tucked away in a drawer.The Sun (2014)
If he refuses point-blank, you will have further evidence that you are being tucked away in a corner of his life.The Sun (2016)
When it came to be picked up, it took me ten minutes to find all the rubbish which had been tucked away in various places.The Sun (2015)
Trends of 'tuck away'
Used Rarely. tuck away is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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