Idioms with Lock
Lock away = Lock in a safe place
Meaning : يحفظه في مكان امن او بعيد عن متناول اليد
Example : He LOCKED the gun AWAY in a drawer.
Lock down = Make very secure
Meaning : يجعله امن جدا
Example : If you lock down your computer properly, it is very difficult for people to access it.
Lock in = Lock a place to stop someone leaving
Meaning : يحبس شخصاً ما
Example : They LOCKED him IN the room until he had calmed down.
Lock onto = Find a target and head for it
Meaning : وجد الهدف وتوجه اليه
Example : The missile LOCKED ONTO the plane and blew it out of the sky.
Lock out = Close a workplace to stop workers entering
Meaning : اغلق موقع العمل لمنع العمل من الدخول
Example : The management LOCKED the staff OUT because they had turned down the pay offer.
Lock up = Close all doors, windows, etc.
Meaning : يغلق الابواب والشبابيك
Example : She LOCKED UP after everyone had left and went home.
Lock yourself away = Go somewhere away from people to study or work
Meaning : اقفل على نفسه لغرض الداراسة او العمل
Example : I LOCK MYSELF AWAY for a few weeks before exams.