put away (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb put away (1).

Meaning: If you put something away, you put it where it's usually kept when it's not being used.

For example:

  • put sth away If you wash the dishes, I'll dry them and put them away.

  • put away sth If I leave your clean clothes on the bed, can you put them away yourself?

Nouns often used as objects with put away (1): dishes, tools, clothes, books, toys, pieces

Quick Quiz:

Don't forget to put my tools away after you've

a. bought them

b. sold them

c. used them

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Contributor: Matt Errey