be confined to somewhere/sth
- Men have always played an active part in leading worship while women have been confined to more passive roles.
- The campaign aims to dispel the prejudice that AIDS is confined to the homosexual community.
- Let's confine our remarks to the facts, shall we?
- We confined our research to families with only one autistic child.
- It was terrible for our research to be confined by lack of money.
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