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pack sb in

verb uk phrasal verb with pack   /pæk/ us  

(END RELATIONSHIP)

UK informal to end your relationship with someone, or to stop meeting or spending time with them: "Is Emma still seeing Joe?" "No, she's packed him in."

(BE POPULAR)

If an entertainment or exhibition packs people in, a large number of people come to see it: Spielberg's new film is packing in the crowds. The latest computer exhibition is really packing them in.
Translations of “pack sb in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 斷絕關係, 斷絕(或終止)與(某人)的關係…
in Chinese (Simplified) 断绝关系, 断绝(或终止)与(某人)的关系…
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