Definition of 'put away'
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It is not yet time to put away warm winter clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The brute has now been put away for life. The Sun (2009)He wanted them put away for life. The Sun (2007)Savers who have diligently put away money all their lives are unlikely to spend it in one go. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I was trying to hold down two jobs and putting away money. The Sun (2009)I seem to have said goodbye to the practice of carefully putting away my money in envelopes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are not like photos that can be put away in a drawer, they are always here with me. The Sun (2016)Loyal savers who have been putting away money towards their retirement have been suffering from a barrage of hidden fees and dire returns for many years. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Regular savers can earn up to 6% if they are stringent about putting away money each month and willing to move their current account. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you've been thinking of putting away money for your future, now is as good a time as any to get going. The Sun (2015)When clothes are put away in the wardrobe and drawers, collars, ties and handkerchiefs should be placed in the top drawer of the dressing table. AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002)Half of the money was put away for savings, and I used the other half to set up a music studio at home. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A source said last night: 'The team just did not have enough money put away to get it through bad times like this. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'put away'
British English: put away /pʊt əˈweɪ/ VERB
If you put something away, you put it into the place where it is normally kept when it is not being used.
Put your maths books away, it's time for your history lesson.
- American English: put away
- Arabic: يَضَع
- Brazilian Portuguese: guardar
- Chinese: 放好
- Croatian: spremiti
- Czech: uklidit na místo
- Danish: lægge væk
- Dutch: wegzetten
- European Spanish: guardar poner en su sitio
- Finnish: panna syrjään
- French: ranger
- German: weglegen
- Greek: βάζω κατά μέρος
- Italian: riporre
- Japanese: 取っておく
- Korean: 치우다
- Norwegian: legg vekk
- Polish: uprzątnąć
- European Portuguese: guardar
- Romanian: a pune la loc
- Russian: убирать
- Spanish: guardar
- Swedish: lägga undan
- Thai: เอาเก็บไว้
- Turkish: kenara koymak
- Ukrainian: відкладати
- Vietnamese: để sang một bên
Definition of put away from the Collins English Dictionary
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