tucked away


tucked away
hidden or difficult to find.

Van's house is tucked away at the end of the road.


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  • tuck away — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms tuck away : present tense I/you/we/they tuck away he/she/it tucks away present participle tucking away past tense tucked away past participle tucked away 1) to put something in a place where it is not easy to… …   English dictionary

  • tuck away — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you tuck away something such as money, you store it in a safe place. [V P n (not pron)] The extra income has meant Phillippa can tuck away the rent... [V n P] I tucked the box away in the linen drawer. Syn: stash away 2)… …   English dictionary

  • tuck something away — 1) store something in a secure place employees can tuck away a percentage of their pretax salary ■ usu. be tucked away put or keep someone or something in an inconspicuous or concealed place the police station was tucked away in a square behind… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tuck away —    /under    to kill or inter    Describing natural or unnatural death, with imagery from bedtime:     He was going to be quietly tucked away in earth at the frontier station after dark. (G. Greene, 1932)     After me poor old man was tucked… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • squared away — {adj. phr.} Looked after properly; tucked away; arranged. * /My first two daughters are happily married, but my third one, Jennifer, isn t squared away yet./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • squared away — {adj. phr.} Looked after properly; tucked away; arranged. * /My first two daughters are happily married, but my third one, Jennifer, isn t squared away yet./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • squared\ away — adj. phr. Looked after properly; tucked away; arranged. My first two daughters are happily married, but my third one, Jennifer, isn t squared away yet …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put away — verb 1. place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape (Freq. 2) The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend She locked her jewels in the safe • Syn: ↑lock in, ↑lock away, ↑lock, ↑shut up, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tuck away — verb eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food My son tucked in a whole pizza • Syn: ↑tuck in, ↑put away • Hypernyms: ↑eat up, ↑finish, ↑polish off • …   Useful english dictionary

  • in storage — tucked away, place in a closet or storage room (to be saved for later use) …   English contemporary dictionary


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