- vt. 塞进 push sth into
- vt. 褶起; 叠起; 卷起 gather up in a fold or folds; draw together so as to make shorter
- vt. 置于…之处 put into a desired or convenient position
eatables (especially sweets)
(sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest
a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place
a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
fit snugly into;
"insert your ticket into the slot"
"tuck your shirttail in"
make a tuck or several folds in;
"tuck the fabric"
"tuck in the sheet"
draw together into folds or puckers
- The baby's dress was beautifully tucked with tiny stitches.
- Please help me tuck up my sleeves.
- He was asleep before I tucked him in.
- The hen tucked her head under her wing.
- The farm was tucked away in the hills.
- He's got a fortune tucked away in a Swiss bank account.
- The dress was too big, so Mother put a tuck in it.
- She tucked the dress of her daughter.
- tuck around (v.+prep.)
把…裹起来 put sth round sb/sth
tuck sth around sb/sth
Tuck this blanket around the children.
- tuck away (v.+adv.)
隐蔽; 藏 store sth in a safe place
tuck sth ⇔ away
She's tucked my book away somewhere.
Tuck father's present away until his birthday.
Why do you tuck your thoughts away from me?
Our house is tucked away among trees.
My hometown is tucked away in the hill.
The map is tucked away in a pocket at the end of the book.
- tuck behind (v.+prep.)
(把…)拢到…后面 put sth behind sth
tuck sth behind sth
She tucked her hair behind her ears.
- tuck in (v.+adv.)
使…舒服地躺在床上 make (sb such as a child or sick person) comfortable in bed
Come along, children, tuck in!
There is plenty for us, so tuck in!
东西多得很,吃个痛快吧!tuck sth ⇔ in
He can tuck in three or four sandwiches between meals.
他在两顿饭之间,还能痛痛快快地吃下三四块三明治。tuck sth ⇔ in
I'm just tucking my shirt in.
The sheets were tucked in neatly.
被单叠得很整齐。tuck sb ⇔ in
She tucked the little boy in.
- tuck into (v.+prep.)
(把…)塞进…里 put sth into sth
tuck into sth
He tucked into his food.
He tucked into the cold ham.
他狼吞虎咽地吃那冷火腿。tuck sth into sth
She tucked her hair into her cap.
Mother tucked the handkerchief into her pocket.
Scientists tucked a probe into the muscle of the fish in order to measure its body temperature.
The little girl tucked the key into the lock, but she could not unlock the door.
A man's shirt is usually tucked into his trousers.
- tuck under (v.+prep.)
把…塞在…下 push sth under sth
tuck sth under sth
She tucked the napkin under her baby's chin.
- tuck up (v.+adv.)
卷起 roll up
tuck sth ⇔ up
They tucked up their sleeves and began working.
He tucked up his trousers and waded across the stream.
His father took the painting out from the frame and tucked it up for storage.
- tuck carefully 小心地卷起
- tuck cautiously 小心翼翼地褶起
- tuck picturesquely 美丽地叠起
- tuck repeatedly 多次地塞
- tuck away 隐蔽,藏
- tuck in 痛快地吃喝
- tuck up 卷起
He tucked up his sleeves and squared his elbows.出自： Dickens
The..countrywoman tucked up her petticoats, and began to climb up the steep path.出自： Ouida