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tuck up - definition and synonyms

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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytuck up
he/she/ittucks up
present participletucking up
past tensetucked up
past participletucked up
Related words
  1. same as tuck in

    She tucked Emily up in bed and switched off the light.

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