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lock sb into sth

phrasal verb with lock uk   us   /lɒk/ verb
to prevent a person or organization from leaving a legal or financial agreement: The gas company is locked into long-term supply contracts. Be careful not to lock yourself into a pile of financial commitments and a salary that only rises once a year.
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