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"behind bars" in British English

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behind bars

B2 in prison: He's spent most of his life behind bars.
(Definition of behind bars from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"behind bars" in American English

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behind bars

in prison: Until the court hearing, they will remain behind bars.
(Definition of behind bars from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “behind bars”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在监狱里…
in Turkish hapiste, kodeste, mahpus…
in Russian за решеткой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在監獄裡…
in Polish za kratkami…
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