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pack (something) away

1. To pack something into a container or enclosed space of some kind so that it may be stored or carried for future use. After the dinner party was over, they packed the good dishes and silverware away. I'm packing away my maternity clothes in case we decide to have another baby sometime in the future. I'm sorry, I already packed the toothpaste away for the trip. Isn't there another tube somewhere?
2. To eat a lot of something. Wow, that kids can really pack away the cake! He was so hungry that he packed two sandwiches away in about ten minutes.
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pack something away

to pack something up and put it away. Pack this mirror away where it will be safe. Please pack away this mirror carefully.
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pack away

1. To put something in a container for storage: We packed away the winter clothes for summer. After the trip, I packed my souvenirs away.
2. To fit into a container for storage: The shaving kit packs away easily into your suitcase.
3. To eat a large amount of something: We packed it away at the banquet. The kids really packed away those hot dogs!
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Pack Away Hunger is a local non-for-profit organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of children and others who suffer from hunger and malnutrition.
Once you clear away the tinsel and pine, you need to pack away your credit cards, too.
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And even though she's finally set to pack away the books next June and graduate she insists it won't mean slacking off.
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She tries to pack away the nursery, but finds herself overcome with emotion, so she decides to find a few distractions - one of which happens to be Lucas.
Keeping the daily essentials, pack away the rest so shelves look clear.
I'd rather mix concrete for a week with blistered hands than pack away pictures and wash cupboards.
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