shut away

phrasal verb

shut away; shutting away; shuts away
: to put (someone or something) in a place that is separate from others
She was shut away in prison for three years.
He shut himself away (in his room) to study.

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“Shut away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shut%20away. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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