buckle in

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buckle in

To anchor or fasten oneself or another in place with a seatbelt, as in a vehicle. A noun or pronoun can be used between "buckle" and "in." Can you buckle the baby in while I put our bags in the trunk? This car is not moving until everyone is buckled in!
See also: buckle
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

buckle someone in

to attach someone securely with a vehicle's seat belts. (This includes airplane seat belts.) Don't forget to buckle the children in. Did you buckle in the children?
See also: buckle
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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