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pen sb in/up

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with pen   /pen/ (-nn-) formal us  
to keep people or animals in a small area: The sheep were penned in behind the barn. The soldiers were penned up in their barracks.
Traducciones de “pen sb in/up”
en chino (tradicionál) 把…圈起來, 把…關起來…
en chino (simplificado) 把…圈起来, 把…关起来…
(Definition of pen sb in/up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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