How to use Tucking in a sentence
She sat up, tucking her shirt back into her pants.
He touched her automatically, stroking the side of her face and tucking errant curls behind her ear.
Tucking his legs under him and dropping his head he sat down on the cold ground by the wheel of the cart and remained motionless a long while sunk in thought.
Tucking the clothes into the washer, she opened the bag and smelled the contents.
She made a fuss of tucking the shirt into her jeans.Advertisement
Researchers were surprised to see even blackbirds, normally strict ground feeders, tucking in.
My biggest pleasure is when I see a girl tucking into pig's cheeks.
Take the strain off your neck by slightly tucking the chin in toward the chest.
Local business people are lunchtime regulars, tucking into set menus of both crispy aromatic duck & sweet & sour pork.
Instead of enjoying fresh fruit, I'll be tucking into a bowl of hot porridge each morning.Advertisement
Beginning at the base, start rolling diapers and tucking them into the rubber band.
Begin rolling diapers and tucking them into the rubber band.
Continue rolling and tucking the diapers until the next layer of the cake is a few inches smaller than the Boppy.
Following the same line of thought, avoid tucking the jersey into your pants.
For instance, grab a handful of pictures and sort them, tucking the pictures for each page into separate envelopes.Advertisement
There are small cards suitable for tucking in a gift bag and large cards that can be displayed prominently at a graduation party or open house.
You can make simple wedding reception centerpieces for a Hawaiian wedding by tucking a single flower into a large conch shell.
Lay out your tiles carefully, tucking cuts into corners and the back of the counter where they are the least noticeable.
You might also want to consider tucking the polo shirt into your pants and wearing a belt.
Take the wide end through the loop that's around your neck, tucking it down through the smaller front loop.Advertisement
Tucking a big shirt in will add width, but it won't add height.
If you are tucking in your shirt, be sure to wear a belt with your dress shorts.
To achieve a more pulled together appearance, try tucking the top into a pair of crisp pants.
Pull the pad taunt with one hand and pull the mattress up with the other hand, swiftly tucking the pad beneath.
Well-known for catering to the full-figured market niche, Lane Bryant has even offered such unusual designs as a kimono-sleeved poncho with a gathered waist to bring a bit of tummy tucking style to an otherwise loosely fitted garment.Advertisement
In the colder months, consider getting black boots with chunky heels and tucking your jeans inside them for an even longer-legged look.
Apple shapes look slimmest in dresses with pin tucking or princess seaming, small shoulder pads, and out-of-the-ordinary neckline treatments, which visually balance their proportions.
When you take shelter, make a point of shielding your face by tucking it into the crook of your arm.
Start by pulling the bottom sheet out from under the mattress and tucking it in at the head of the bed.
Consider tucking a small wine stain remover, like Wine Away, into the bag with your red wine selection.Advertisement
Fold it to one side, securing it with pins and tucking the end under the twist.
Turn your updo a little edgy by leaving tapered bangs out of the style, or let the choppy ends of the hair hang loose out of the updo instead of tucking them away.
Twist the sections and secure ends by tucking them into the style.
Twist into a loose bun, tucking the ends under with a bobby pin.
From the low ponytail, grab the hair with the other hand and twist upward against the back of the head, making sure the roll is tucking into itself as you work your way up.Advertisement
Tuck the ends of your bangs or short layers behind the ear and twist the back of your hair up, leaving the ends free or tucking them in.
This craft is also a clever way to present a cash gift, instead of simply tucking a few bills into a greeting card or a plain envelope.
Repeat this process with the other side, tucking the corners in and folding with the preexisting creases.
Tuck one end of the sari into the petticoat at the waist and make one complete turn, moving from right to left and tucking it in around the sides and back.
Gather the remaining material and repeat the second step, making one complete term around the waist and tucking the material in once again.Advertisement
Try tucking too-long pants into laced, high boots for a non-snag effect, or belt too-big pants with a cheerful orange belt.
Avoid tapered bottoms, and steer clear of tucking in tops - it's better to wear something that fits just right and allow it to sit untucked.
Take a long scarf and wind it around your neck in a double knot, tucking the ends back in to create a seamless neck cover.
It can be as simple as tucking a note inside a boyfriend's jacket pocket, a husband's brief case, a lover's college books or anywhere it will surprise him.
Present your handmade gifts in style by tucking them inside an origami box and including a card in an origami envelope.Advertisement
If you do use the criss-cross method, you may find yourself still tucking excess length in under your feet.
If you are in the middle of winter, try tucking those jeans into your knee-high Western boots to keep them safe from slush and puddles.
You will have an easier time tucking in skinny jeans than khakis.
Kneel in front of the machine with the rope ends in each hand, tucking the fists close to your armpits.
The act of tucking your chin will likely accomplish this shoulder raise.Advertisement
All of that lifting and tucking might sound pretty painful, but on their homepage, the Lauren Silva Group insists that it's not.
It's all white and has lace, embroidery, and pin tucking for shape and visual interest.
But the alien queen has hitched a ride on the landing craft, and just when Ripley and Newt have finished tucking the wounded Hicks into a hypersleep pod, she emerges to continue the battle.
Tucking a wayward strand of curly brown hair back into her bun, she replaced her hat and wrapped the lead lines around the wagon break.
Tucking a toe in the stirrup, she swung up into the saddle.
Thankful for the change of subject, Cynthia launched into a description of her latest conquests with the cat, again tucking that nagging doubt to the back of her mind.
Cade stood, gently tucking Zack into the crook of his arm.
He strode from the bedroom, tucking his gun at the small of his back.
Close on his heels was Lydia Larkin, tucking in her blouse and adjusting her skirt.
Tucking some tissues into her purse, she joined Bill and Katie in the living room.
Tucking her hair behind her ear, he murmured, "It's going to be a long week."
Alex reached over and snatched the picture from his hand, tucking it into his shirt pocket.
Tucking the picture in his shirt pocket, he left the apartment and drove straight to the stable.
Tucking the kid under her coat, Carmen started back down the hill.
Tucking it under her coat, she limped to the cabinet and drug out a few towels.
Carmen glanced back to see a red-faced Josh striding toward her, still tucking in his shirt.
She leaped from the bed and struggled into her jeans, tucking her nightgown in while she grabbed her boots.
Alex gave his full attention to tucking the photo into the box through a gap in the top.
She tossed in her exercise clothing before swiping a photo-generator from her wardrobe and tucking it into the pockets of her suitcase.
She shook her head and walked out of the bay into the foyer, tucking the micro and vault into her pockets.
Dean maneuvered the still-unconscious figure beneath the covers, tucking the blanket as tightly as he dared.
Tucking it into her pocket, she went to feed the chickens.
Tucking it in the holster and strapping it down, she headed for the hospital.
Tucking gloved hands into the pockets of his leather coat, he headed toward the house.