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.
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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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To keep warm they would rip the curtains off and set them on fire.
He tore the curtains off the wall and cut up a couch with a knife.
And with the UAAP raising its curtains off the 2015 Cheerdance Competition, everyone who wants to be part of the online conversation will need to ride the hashtags of their schools.
Host University of the East (UE) is raring to pull the curtains off Season 67 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) with a showcase of local talent on its opening day on July 12.
With the Nexus 5 all set for a release, all that is remaining is for Google to lift the curtains off the device, which could happen anytime.
12 -- Royal Enfield, part of the Eicher Group of India, have finally pulled the curtains off the production version of its much awaited Continental GT, at a launch event held at the iconic Ace Cafe in London.
Prior to her death, she emptied the property - even taking curtains off rails.
And at the flat in World's End Close, off the Royal Mile, sources said Daria, in her 40s, had meticulously removed all of her belongings, even taking the curtains off the rail.
After he took up my entire queen-sized bed, suffocated me by laying on my face, which then left me coughing up fur balls, biting me and then wrecking my room, which included pulling my curtains off the rail, he finally settled down.
Staff who took the curtains off the woman said she wasn't a regular but that they would recognise her if she came back in.
I know my mother was so hard-up - at one time she took a pair of curtains off the window and made me a dress.
Workers felt like the unit was blowing cold air instead of warm air and so had turned the air curtains off.
Now she's busy finding someone in the Senedd who'll take his curtains off his hands.
Just as he was yanking the curtains off the wall, the hotel security guard entered the room.
One of Williams's most physical heroes, Murphy chokes an effeminate shirt designer, rips lace curtains off the window of his friend's matriarchal home, clips a zookeeper on the chin, and frees foxes from their cages.