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Tuck in   /tək ɪn/   Listen
Tuck in

verb
1.
Eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food.  Synonyms: put away, tuck away.






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"Tuck in" Quotes from Famous Books



... "Now, let's tuck in," he said, "and afterwards we'll have a pipe and a chat. I'm reading for an exam, you know, and I always have something about this time. It's jolly to have ...
— The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories • Algernon Blackwood

... was done, and the strings made into a very respectable bow at the back. Smoothing it carefully down in front, Martha was disappointed to see that it did not reach nearly so far over the brown delaine dress as she had expected. She took no thought of Jerusha's having let out a tuck in her dress since the apron ...
— The Transformation of Job - A Tale of the High Sierras • Frederick Vining Fisher

... mournfully. "I wish I could take a tuck in my legs. I don't want them to get so long that I can't ride Mopsie. Get in, girls. Hello, Billy! If we had any room, we'd ...
— Cricket at the Seashore • Elizabeth Westyn Timlow



Words linked to "Tuck in" :   eat, eat up, finish, put away, tuck away, polish off



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