tidy away

phrasal verb

tidied away; tidying away; tidies away
: to put (something) in its proper place in order to make a place tidy
I tidied all the loose papers away before the guests arrived.

Examples of tidy away in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After bowing and posing for selfies, the actors joined the crew in tidying away set pieces and folding canopies. Alexis Soloski, New York Times, 4 June 2024 The useful storage drawer below the oven is great for storing pots and pans, keeping them accessible yet tidied away. Kat De Naoum, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Nov. 2023

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“Tidy away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tidy%20away. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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