behind bars
phrasal in jail

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • behind bars — In prison • • • Main Entry: ↑bar * * * behind bars phrase in prison The five men could spend up to 12 years behind bars. Thesaurus: spending time in prisonhyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • behind bars — {adv. phr.} In jail; in prison. * /He was a pickpocket and had spent many years behind bars./ * /That boy is always in trouble and will end up behind bars./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • behind bars — {adv. phr.} In jail; in prison. * /He was a pickpocket and had spent many years behind bars./ * /That boy is always in trouble and will end up behind bars./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • behind bars — When someone is behind bars, they are in prison …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • behind bars — index in custody Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • behind bars — ► behind bars in prison. Main Entry: ↑bar …   English terms dictionary

  • Behind Bars — Infobox Album | Name = Behind Bars Type = Album Artist = Slick Rick Released = November 22, 1994 Genre = East Coast Rap Length = 40:14 Label = Def Jam Producer = Ricky Walters Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|2|5… …   Wikipedia

  • behind bars —    When someone is behind bars, they are in prison.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    Someone who is behind bars is in prison.     If you hang around with that gang, you ll find yourself behind bars in     no time! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • behind bars — adjective In jail or prison. There is one kind of prison where the man is behind bars, and everything that he desires is outside; and there is another kind where the things are behind the bars, and the man is outside …   Wiktionary

  • behind\ bars — adv. phr. In jail; in prison. He was a pickpocket and had spent many years behind bars. That boy is always in trouble and will end up behind bars …   Словарь американских идиом

  • behind bars — mod. in jail; in prison. □ You belong behind bars, you creep! □ I’ve got something here that will keep you behind bars for years …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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