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cage (someone or something) in

To trap or enclose one in a particular space or area. We're getting new floors put in downstairs, so we're all caged in upstairs right now. Be sure to close the gate and cage the dog in the back yard.
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cage someone or something in

1. Lit. to enclose someone or something in a cage. We caged the monkey in, but it threw a fit. We are going to have to cage in the dogs.
2. Fig. to confine someone or something. Please don't cage me in this tiny room! The health authorities virtually caged in the quarantined population until they could all be tested.
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The dogs are designed to stop the cage in about nine feet after the cage is released.
Peter Yates discussed Cage in conjunction with music and theater, electronic and computer music.
74) Stefan Schadler and Walter Zimmermann produced an extensive program book for what was to have been an eightieth birthday celebration for Cage in Frankfurt.
Rafael De la Cruz, CEO of Supreme Gaming said: "Supreme Gaming looks forward to a long and successful relationship with CAGE in the operation of video lottery games in Guatemala, Nicaragua and Jamaica, which Supreme Gaming is convinced will contribute to the benefit of both the people and governments of these countries.
Additionally, she places Cage in the context of the mid-twentieth-century abstract expressionist art world, psychoanalysis, and the social theory of Foucault arid the constructs of "discourse," "perfor"nativity," and "symbolic investiture.
3 -- color) Silvio Santinelli, a veterinarian at the Wildlife Waystation, strides through an empty lion cage in January.
Ordering the cage in two separate pieces facilitates the inspection of the soldering of the associated SFP connector.
In the volume, Nicholls successfully places the works of Cage in their cultural context, taking into account his colorful life history as well as diverse intellectual explorations.
In 1942 Cage along with his wife Xenia moved from Chicago to New York, and Nicholls documents the impact of the new environment and the influence of Eastern philosophies upon Cage in the following chapter.
Nic's got a quirky side to him,'' said Michael Bay, who directed Cage in the just-opened action spectacle ``The Rock.
Retallack is named as editor of the book, but her more important task is indicated on the cover and concerns the issue of authorship: "John Cage in conversation with Joan Retallack.