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1(no plural) atracón masculine informalto have a good tuck-in — darse un atracón informal
- But when Damon and I were talking, I had asked him, 'How did the tuck-in go?'
- Today after 6 nocturnal tuck-ins I am fractious, volatile and ready to cry.
- I can't tell you how many nights, after a tuck-in, I've asked, ‘Honey, what's really going on with you?’ then talked till 2: 00 A.M.
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