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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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