Translation of lock up in Spanish:

lock up

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 [valuables] guardar bajo llave; [person] encerrar* 1.2 [house/shop] cerrar* con llave 1.3 [capital] atar my money is locked up in the business mi dinero está atado or metido en el negocio 1.4 (make sure of) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], asegurar he has the appointment locked up tiene el nombramiento asegurado or [colloquial/familiar] en el bote or (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] en la bolsa
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