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incarcerate (someone) in (something)

To detain or imprison someone in something in particular. But they'll incarcerate you in jail if they find out you're connected to this crime!
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incarcerate someone in something

to imprison someone in something. The sheriff incarcerated Lefty in the county jail. He had wanted to incarcerate Max in the jail too.
See also: incarcerate
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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