bury away(redirected from buries them away)
1. Literally, to inter (a corpse). A noun or pronoun can be used between "bury" and "away." Many of our family members have been buried away in this cemetery.
2. By extension, to hide something so that others cannot find it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bury" and "away." The cat always buries her toys away under the couch so that the dog can't take them. Trust me, they're going to bury away those documents so deep that no one will ever be able to track them down.
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bury someone or something away (some place)
to bury or hide someone or something some place. The dog buried the bone away under a bush. The ex-dictator was buried away in an unmarked grave.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.