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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyput away
he/she/itputs away
present participleputting away
past tenseput away
past participleput away
  1. 2
    informal to eat or drink a lot of something

    They put away vast quantities of cake between them.

  2. 3
    informal to put someone in a prison or a mental hospital

    He ought to be put away for a very long time.

  3. 5
    informal to score a goal by kicking or hitting the ball into the net

    The fourth goal was put away by Woodhead.

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