clap (one) in(to)(redirected from clapped them in)
clap (one) in(to)
To forcibly push someone into a particular place, often jail. You can't just clap him into a jail cell without any explanation!
See also: clap
clap someone in(to) some place
to shove or push someone into a place, usually jail. Be good or the sheriff will clap you into jail. The cops clapped Max into a cell.