Phrasal Verb 'pen'

We have 2 phrasal verb definition related to 'pen'.

Pen in

Meaning:

Confine people or animals to an area and prevent them from leaving

Example:

The police PENNED the protesters IN.

Pen up

Meaning:

Keep people or animals in a restricted area and prevent them from leaving

Example:

The journalists were PENNED UP in an area that was fenced off from the spectators.