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board sth up

phrasal verb with board
 
 
/bɔːd/ verb
to cover a door or window with wooden boardsCovering and adding layers
Translations of “board sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用木板封閉(門窗)…
in Russian заколачивать досками…
in Turkish tahta levhalarla kaplamak, örtmek, gizlemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用木板封闭(门窗)…
in Polish zabić coś deskami…
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