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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Firefighters are now urging people to "please make sure everything has cooled down before storing away."
Grateful thanks to our dedicated team of volunteers who have just completed the task of taking down the trees and lights and storing away again for next Christmas.
Remove pumps or fountains and removable lighting systems and clean them, before storing away. Rescue tender water plants and remove any dying foliage.
Leeds came second with 57 per cent of people claiming to have been counting the pennies and Glasgow came third with 56 per cent of residents storing away cash.
Scottish public health spokesman Jackson Carlaw said: "It is disgraceful that a licence payerfunded body is storing away an antiviral that is free on the NHS.
Perfect for storing away all sorts of items, it can be used for file boxes, outdoor furniture, lawn mower, big tools, snow throwers, large toys, canoes, kayaks, holiday ornaments, tyres, ladders, timber, third row car seats and just about anything you can imagine.