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stash away

To secrete, hoard, or store something away so as to avoid discovery by others or to preserve or amass for future use. A noun or pronoun can be used between "stash" and "away." Please, you have to stash these drugs away for me. The cops won't look in your house! My wife stashes chocolates away in the back of the cupboard like she's trying to hide them from me or something. My grandmother stashed away a bit of money every week under her mattress until she and my grandfather retired.
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stash something away

to hide something; to set something aside for use at a later time. Please stash this away somewhere. You may need it someday. You should stash away some money for later.
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In addition, he highlighted the failure of the government to bring back black money stashed away in offshore banks.
Tourism directors Mark Smith and Graham Richardson calculate that if 500,000 cash-strapped Brits decide to change their holiday habits, and each has just one EUR20 note stashed away, that's the best part of pounds 10 million lying idle.
BRITS have pounds 47billion worth of goods stashed away - gathering dust in the loft.
A PENSIONER had EUR4million worth of art treasures stashed away in her two-bedroom terrace home when she died.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): With Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) slamming the Central Congress for black money stashed away in safe havens abroad, the Congress on Wednesday hit back at the opposition party saying that it was wrong to blame United Progressive Alliance (UPA) only for the issue.
The payments will be reduced if your partner works at all, or you've got over pounds 3000 stashed away.
In the 1980s it was the ordinary PAYE worker that kept the country afloat while the rich, who had their money stashed away in offshore bank accounts, paid next to nothing.
The Pune-based stud farm owner, Hassan Ali Khan, who was earlier arrested on charges of money laundering is alleged to have stashed away around eight billion US dollars in foreign banks.
The store giants, who estimate more than 530million unwanted hangers are stashed away, are launching a plastic hanger "amnesty" at 11 stores.
He told Paisley sheriff court: "There is no jewellery or fur coats or money stashed away."
"Today I demand that the Central Government bring out a white paper on black money in the upcoming Winter Session of the Parliament, in which they should tell the country that according to their estimates, how much of the country's money has been stashed away in foreign banks and what steps have been taken to bring the money back," he added.
A LOST painting by leading Irish artist Paul Henry has been found years after it was stashed away behind a chest of drawers.
TARFF ROVERS go gunning for a hat-trick of silverware today when they bid to add the Haig Gordon Cup to the League Cup and the Cree Lodge trophy they've already stashed away.
Hitting out at the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government over its failure to bring back the black money stashed away in the banks of foreign countries, Advani said: "I have decided that this time the common man should understand that this government, which is involved in corruption, scams, rising inflation and has failed to bring back the black money stashed away in foreign countries and on top of that they have not even tried, which is why there is lack of confidence among the people about their country."
To make matters worse Lar has his own collection of boy's toys - speakers, record players, LPs and electrical gear are stashed away under beds, in the children's wardrobes and in sheds.