lock away

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Verb1.lock away - place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"
confine - prevent from leaving or from being removed
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w>lock away

vt sepwegschließen; personeinsperren; he locked the money away in his safeer schloss das Geld in seinem Safe ein
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