Meaning of the English Phrasal Verb
English teaching for English Language Learners (ELL) who are learning to speak English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
lock up someone/something
lock someone/something up
completely shut and secure by locking
(often used for offices, or stores)
1. The police locked the prisoner up for the night in his cell.
2. We locked up the doors and windows and left for vacation.
3. It is her job to lock up the store every night.
Note: Many phrasal verbs have more than one definition. The definitions may not all be shown here.
|present –||LOCK UP|
|present participle –||LOCKING UP|
|past –||LOCKED UP|
|past participle –||LOCKED UP|