Definition of lock up/away phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

lock up/away

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

lock somebodyup/away

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to put someone in prison related noun lockup

    lock somethingup/away

     
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  1. 1to put something in a safe place that can be locked
  2. 2to put money into an investment that you cannot easily turn into cash Their capital is all locked up in property.