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curtain off

To use a curtain to prevent access to a particular area or thing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "curtain" and "off." We had to curtain off that section of the restaurant for a private party.
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curtain something off

to separate something or some place with a drape, screen, or curtain. We curtained this part of the room off, so please sleep over there. We will curtain off part of the room.
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Regarding the ceremony of lifting the curtain off AoSaint MarounAAEs StatueAo in the Vatican, Sfeir considered this to be a great honor for Lebanon and a worldly tribute to Saint Maroun; an Aohonorable, touching move by the Pope,Ao Sfeir added.
Gavin shows new rugby So when the WRU whipped the curtain off the 100ft banner of Gavin Henson that now bestrides the entrance to the Millennium Stadium, I had a momentary flash of appreciation for the audacity of the concept.
But being forced to curtain off corridors to cope with this increased demand is unacceptable.
He said one proposal was to curtain off a section of the stadium to produce a reduced capacity arena suitable for staging pop concerts.
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Speaking during his visit to the headquarters of the Mutual Fund in Adonis - Zouk Mosbeh, where he lifted the curtain off a commemorative plaque designed for the occasion, the patriarch saluted this fund - managed by the Maronite Church and which has over forty thousand subscribers - for the role it plays in society, stressing that the Church remained the only refuge from crises and challenges.