tuck in

phrasal verb

tucked in; tucking in; tucks in
: to make (someone, such as a child) secure in bed by tucking the edges of sheets, blankets, etc. under the mattress

Examples of tuck in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Aura Spa Aura Spa is tucked in the basement of one of Minois’ buildings. Chadner Navarro, Travel + Leisure, 18 Sep. 2023 As has come to be expected for the annual mayor’s speech to the Chamber, Wu tucked in a few policy announcements. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 14 Sep. 2023 Inside, tucked in plastic sleeves, slips of paper held the names, ages and photos of people who have died after ending up under tractor-trailers and other large trucks. Theresa Vargas, Washington Post, 13 Sep. 2023 The region is known for scenic villages and valleys tucked in the High Atlas Mountains. Sam Metz and Mosa'ab Elshamy, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Sep. 2023 Al Haouz is known for scenic villages and valleys tucked in the High Atlas, and villages built into mountainsides. Sam Metz and Mosa’ab Eishamy, The Christian Science Monitor, 9 Sep. 2023 Of course, laundry rooms come in all sizes, and even larger homes sometimes have the washer and dryer tucked in a nook. Leslie J. Thompson, Dallas News, 6 Sep. 2023 Academy officials concluded the lead box was a time capsule, tucked in the monument by cadets in 1828, just 26 years after the school’s founding. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, 1 Sep. 2023 The tampon in question will never be found at the bottom of a purse, or tucked in a desk drawer at the office. Sonja Sharp, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Tuck in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuck%20in. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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