corral (someone or something)

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corral (someone or something)

To steer or guide someone or something into a particular place. The dog corralled the sheep back into their pen.
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corral someone or something

Fig. to herd someone or something into a corral or other enclosed space. It took the cowboys two hours to corral the mustangs. The nursery school teacher herded the kids off the playground and corraled them in the classroom.
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Also, both are impulsive and had a tendency to try to run away if annoyed (or in Justin's case, if he'd sensed a carbohydrate was nearby.) It just wasn't safe for us to venture out on our own, so either I'd corral someone to go with me, or we'd stay home.