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 can be used between "buckle" and "in" or after "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!
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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?
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However, pressure has intensified on Mr Buckles in recent weeks after a poor trading update caused shares to slump by more than 13% in one day.
SPARE THE ROD?--High-speed video reveals that (left to right) a stick of dry spaghetti whacked at the end by a metal slug (top) buckles in waves before shattering.
The consumer group Public Citizen has attributed 14 deaths and 19 serious injuries to Gen3 buckles and has reported almost 140 complaints regarding the buckles in the last year.
Public Citizen has called on DaimlerChrysler to voluntarily recall the buckles; the company has upgraded the buckles in some vehicles and replaced them only in the front seats of others since 2000.
In 1978, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigated inertial release in buckles in Chevrolet's 1975 Monza.(7) The agency also tested buckles in Ford and Chrysler vehicles made between 1971 and 1978.(8) NHTSA, concluding that the phenomenon did "not appear to be a common problem," closed the investigation.(9)
South Africa-based financial services group Sanlam paid pounds 5m for a 60% stake in Buckles in April.