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fence sb in

informal
phrasal verb with fence uk   us   /fens/ verb [I]
to limit someone's activity in a way that annoys them or makes them unhappy: I feel fenced in by all the rules and regulations at work.
Translations of “fence sb in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 限制(某人)的自由,束縛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 限制(某人)的自由,束缚…
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