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"lock sb into sth" in British English

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lock sb into sth

phrasal verb with lock uk   /lɒk/  us   /lɑːk/ verb
to ​prevent a ​person or ​organization from ​ending or ​changing an ​agreement or ​financialarrangement: The ​gascompany is ​locked into ​long-termsupplycontracts.
(Definition of lock sb into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lock sb into sth " in Business English

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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 ​financialagreement: The ​gascompany is locked into ​long-termsupplycontracts. Be careful not to ​lock yourself into a ​pile of ​financialcommitments and a ​salary that only ​rises once a ​year.
(Definition of lock sb into sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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