curtain off

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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.
See also: curtain, off
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: curtain, off
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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