intern in

intern in (something)

To confine or imprison someone in something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "intern" and "in." How many people were interned in concentration camps during World War II?
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intern someone in something

to detain or imprison a person in something. The government interned the enemy prisoners in the camps for a few months. He was interned in a prison camp during the war.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When properly supervised, an intern in the last year of law school can be performing the same type of work as an attorney in the first year following law school.
Twenty civil and municipal servants of Kyrgyzstan will have internships in Japese universities annually, including: 6 interns in public policy, 5 interns in economics, 4 interns in international relations, 2 interns in information and communication technologies, 2 interns in agricultural policy, 1 intern in environmental protection policy.The given Scholarship Program aims to facilitate training of civil and municipal servants and will last from 2008 to 2011.Since Kyrgyzstan gained sovereignty Japan provides support to the country regularly, including support under such projects as reconstruction of bridges in Chui oblast, Bishkek-Osh road rehabilitation, Manas Airport modernization and other projects to the value of US$ 480 million.
Every year thousands of undergraduate and graduate students from hundreds of colleges and universities intern in state legislatures.
Rick came to Science News as an intern in 1987 and then served as our biology and medicine writer until 1990.
The San Diego County Office of Education on March 2 announced the firing of a 22-year-old intern in the county's outdoor camp program after the intern discussed lesbianism with a group of sixth grade students.
Being "determined to make a difference" helped to motivate the one male intern in his work.