file away

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Verb1.file away - place in a container for keeping records; "File these bills, please"
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form
2.file away - put into an archivefile away - put into an archive      
collect, pull in - get or bring together; "accumulate evidence"

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vt sep paperszu den Akten legen; to file something away in one’s memoryetw im Gedächtnis behalten
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He saw clearly that it was his irrevocable destiny to remain a prisoner till dawn, or, perhaps, even late in the morning; then the smith must be fetched to file away the bars; but all that would not be done so quickly as he could think about it.
Some threw themselves upon the captives as they got towards the door, and tried to file away their irons; some danced about them with a frenzied joy, and rent their clothes, and were ready, as it seemed, to tear them limb from limb.
Raffles afterward assured me that nineteen of them had been spent in filing one key; but one of his latest inventions was a little thick velvet bag in which he carried the keys; and this bag had two elastic mouths, which closed so tightly about either wrist that he could file away, inside, and scarcely hear it himself.
He called for keeping the waste file away from politics, deeming that the health of the Lebanese citizens was not part of a bidding war.
This was met with boos from the crowds who then began to file away from Coventry Street.
The sources told PNN that US and Palestinian officials are holding quiet consultations to find creative mechanisms to end the file away from straining relations .
The more you hunt it, the more you learn and the more info you file away in your mind.