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store away

To hide, reserve, or hoard something for future use. A noun or pronoun can be used between "store" and "away." I've been storing away a little bit of money each so that I can afford a trip to Spain next summer. It turns out she'd been storing office supplies away in the filing cabinet near her desk. The company has been accused of storing away huge amounts of customers' data, which it then implemented into its advertising algorithms across its various platforms.
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store something away

to put something away for future use; to set something aside. Store the extra rice away for use next week. Please store away the extra food.
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store away

v.
To put away or reserve something for future use: We ate one cookie each and stored away the rest for the next day. Don't carry those important documents with you; you should store them away in a safe place.
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References in classic literature ?
From this time on no one asked the Cat to stand godmother; but when the winter came and there was nothing to be got outside, the Mouse remembered their provision and said, 'Come, Cat, we will go to our pot of fat which we have stored away; it will taste very good.'
The opulent family that had inhabited the house in the days of its splendor had imported a great deal of splendid furniture, some of which they had taken away with them, while some remained standing desolate in mouldering, unoccupied rooms, or stored away in this place.
Our host, in due season, uncorked a bottle of Madeira, of such exquisite perfume and admirable flavor that he surely must have discovered it in an ancient bin, down deep beneath the deepest cellar, where some jolly old butler stored away the Governor's choicest wine, and forgot to reveal the secret on his death-bed.
"Sometimes, indeed, the neighbours thought it strange that the rich Miller never gave little Hans anything in return, though he had a hundred sacks of flour stored away in his mill, and six milch cows, and a large flock of woolly sheep; but Hans never troubled his head about these things, and nothing gave him greater pleasure than to listen to all the wonderful things the Miller used to say about the unselfishness of true friendship.
In the long cedar chests that lined the west gallery of his house, he had stored away many rare and beautiful specimens of what is really the raiment of the Bride of Christ, who must wear purple and jewels and fine linen that she may hide the pallid macerated body that is worn by the suffering that she seeks for and wounded by self-inflicted pain.
And in this fashion, while the thin, dark man and the large, blond woman warbled dulcetly out on the stage and the other professionals followed in their turns, did Charley Welsh put Edna wise, giving her much miscellaneous and superfluous information and much that she stored away for the SUNDAY INTELLIGENCER.
But there are other things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.
These they cut into lengths of about three feet, convey them to the water, and float them to their lodges, where they are stored away for winter.
43, with its crew on board, and its provisions stored away, was ready for departure.
Somewhere, stored away in the recesses of his mind and vaguely remembered, was the impression that there were people who washed their teeth every day.
Delicate morsels of beef and pork, cut on scientific principles from every part of the animal, and of all conceivable shapes and sizes, are carefully packed in salt, and stored away in barrels; affording a never-ending variety in their different degrees of toughness, and in the peculiarities of their saline properties.
She also allowed her to roam about the great house, and examine the curious and pretty things stored away in the big wardrobes and the ancient chests, for Aunt March hoarded like a magpie.
There are thousands of churches in Italy, each with untold millions of treasures stored away in its closets, and each with its battalion of priests to be supported.
They sleep on the floor, hang their clothes on a dirty ladder, and have their belongings stored away in worn-out cardboard boxes.
| WITH winter knits and heavy coats now stored away, Joules' spring/ summer collection is a welcome addition to our wardrobes.