Phrasal Verb: Lock out

Phrasal Verb: Lock out


Meaning: Close a workplace to stop workers entering

Example: The management LOCKED the staff OUT because they had turned down the pay offer.

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Phrasal Verb: Lock out


Meaning: Lock a place to stop someone getting in

Example: I lost my key and LOCKED myself OUT.

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