park (someone or something) in

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park (someone or something) in

To park one's car in front of someone or someone's vehicle, thus preventing them from leaving their own parking space. If you hadn't parked me in, I wouldn't have had to push your car out of the way with mine, so really the damage is your own fault! Some idiot parked in a massive delivery truck on the small side street, so now no one can pass through.
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park in

v.
To prevent some parked vehicle from being able to leave by blocking it with another vehicle: The van stopped in the right lane of traffic and parked a small car in. I honked my horn until the people who parked me in moved their car. My car was parked in, so I took a cab to my appointment.
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Some towns don't charge coach operators to park, some charge pounds 5 a night, Llandudno is charging pounds 10 a night for the pleasure of parking in a car park.
"If you're riding with a partner," he says, "you were both supposed to put down the numbers of people you apprehended, to inflate the log-sheets." One time, he recalls, "We all took turns parking in high profile down on the river, and apprehensions dropped from 600 to 800 a day to thirty to sixty.
The fair can be found at Llanarthne, SA32 8HG, at the end of the M4; you will find ample free parking ins the grounds.