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fence sth in

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with fence   /fens/ us  
to build a fence around an area: She would need to fence in the field if she wants to keep a horse there.
Translations of “fence sth in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用柵欄(或籬笆)圍住…
in Russian огораживать что-либо…
in Turkish etrafını çitle çevirmek/kapatmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用栅栏(或篱笆)围住…
in Polish ogrodzić coś…
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