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 Also tucked in the boxes are O’Malley’s appointment books from 1934 to 1979. Steve Henson, Los Angeles Times, 12 June 2024 The area of roughly 4,000 square feet, named the Exploration Portal, is part of the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, tucked in an urban area next to the 87 Freeway and the Guadalupe River. Nollyanne Delacruz, The Mercury News, 22 June 2024 The shooting shattered the sense of security at Club Q, a sanctuary for the LGBTQ+ community in traditionally conservative Colorado Springs. Club Q, tucked in an industrial area behind a Subway sandwich shop in a suburban strip, was cherished by many. Emily Wax-Thibodeaux, Washington Post, 18 June 2024 Remarkably, the father managed to snatch one of the guns and the mother, another — but Karamjit had yet another weapon tucked in his waistband — said father Bhupinder Multani. Leonard Greeene, New York Daily News, 10 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for tuck in 

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“Tuck in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuck%20in. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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