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lock sb out of sth

phrasal verb with lock uk   /lɒk/  us   /lɑːk/ verb
to prevent a person or organization from having or being able to take part in something: The company risks being locked out of China's booming car market.
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in Chinese (Traditional) no such in CALD3…
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