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English definition of “strap sb in”

strap sb in

phrasal verb with strap     /stræp/ verb [T usually + adv/prep] (-pp-)
to fasten a seat belt around someone in a car, aircraft, or other vehicle, for safety purposes: Are you kids strapped in back there?Fastening and tying
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