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entomb (someone or something) in (something)
To enclose, trap, or contain someone or something in something. We entombed the dead bird in the box before burying it in the backyard.
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someone or an animal in something to imprison someone or an animal in a tomblike enclosure. Please don't entomb me in that huge, cold office. Unknowingly, when they closed the door, they had entombed a tiny mouse in the church.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.