shut away

phrasal verb
shut away; shutting away; shuts away

Definition of shut 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 1 Oct. 2020.

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