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lock out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento

Translation of lock out in Spanish:

  • I locked myself out (of the house) this morning esta mañana me quedé afuera sin llaves para volver a entrar the workers were locked out hubo un cierre or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) un paro patronal or un lock-out
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