Phrasal Verbs with 'Tuck'

Tuck away

Put something in a safe place

Example: I TUCKED the money AWAY in my drawer.

Tuck away

Eat a lot

Example: We TUCKED AWAY a huge dinner before we went out.

Tuck in

Tidy the ends of items of clothing by placing them inside something

Example: I forgot to TUCK my shirt IN.

Tuck in

Start eating enthusiastically

Example: The dinner smelled so good I couldn't wait to TUCK IN.

Tuck in

Arrange the sheets, duvet or blankets to make someone, usually a child, comfortable in bed

Example: He TUCKED her IN and read her a story.

Tuck into

Start eating something

Example: I was starving and TUCKED INTO the food.

Tuck up

Arrange the sheets, duvet or blankets to make someone, usually a child, comfortable in bed

Example: She TUCKED her children UP in bed and switched the lights off.