One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I put away some money every week’
save, put aside, lay by, put by, lay aside, set aside, put to one side, reserve, keep in reserve, deposit, keep, store, stockpile, hoard, stow away, cache
informal salt away, squirrel away, stash away
2‘she doesn't seem to put anything away—there are clothes everywhere’
replace, put back, return to its place, tidy away, tidy up, clear away
3‘did you see how much food she put away?’
eat, consume, devour, down, gobble up, bolt, wolf down, guzzle
drink, gulp down
polish off, tuck away, demolish, get outside of, pack away, scoff, scoff down, shovel down, pig out on, sink, knock back, get one's laughing gear round
British shift, gollop, bevvy
North American scarf, scarf down, scarf up, snarf, snarf down, snarf up, inhale
rare ingurgitate, bib
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