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block in

To prevent someone or something from moving from a certain spot. A noun can be used between "block" and "in" or after "in." I can't move my car because some jerk blocked me in! All these boxes are blocking in my tools at the back of the garage—I can't get to any of them.
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ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has decided to re-open Nato supply routes through Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which it blocked in protest against a US drone attack which killed key militant commanders in Hangu district.