Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Lock"

The meaning of "Lock" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does He's got her on lock now.
*He=a police dog mean?
A: The police dog can smell her, meaning the police dog will be able to find her.
That’s why they say “lock” because he’s locked on her smell.
Q: What does locked in mean?
A: can't be changed or modified
Q: What does lock somebody in mean?
A: To trap them inside somewhere by locking the doors.
Q: What does lock in a special rate when you're ready to visit us again. mean?
A: Hotels sometimes offer lower rates when you book the room in advance. "Lock in" means you will be guaranteed that low rate if you agree now.
Q: What does "lock" of "lock, stock and barrel" mean?
A: The lock is a part of a gun that is used for ignition. (The lock, stock, and barrel are the 3 important parts of a gun, so that's why "lock, stock, and barrel" means "all" or "everything.")

Example sentences using "Lock"

Q: Please show me example sentences with lock down.
A: We are on lockdown because of the coronavirus.
Q: Please show me example sentences with lock up.
A: I’m going to lock up after work
Q: Please show me example sentences with lock horns.
A: "Lock horns" is casual and means to fight or to argue
争う 。。。論する(?)

Normally there is no winner.

They locked horns over a parking space.

Every time they talk about politics they lock horns.

They locked horns over which one of them was the best student.
Q: Please show me example sentences with lock that in.
A: You need to lock that price in.

Synonyms of "Lock" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between lock up and lock away ?
A: Lock up: enclose / imprison
Lock away: keep hidden or private and is usually used when placing something.

Sentence example:
- He will be locked up for breaking the law
- Lock away all the dangerous items.
Q: What is the difference between lock and seal ?
A: Lock refers specifically to where you have a key and a lock, like a door or a car.

Seal means to close a gap tightly. So for example if you have a hole in your tent you could "seal" it with some tape.
Q: What is the difference between lock in and lock out ?
A: Well, literally, it is as they say. To “lock in” is to keep something in a closed space. To “lock out” is to keep something out of a closed space. However, “lock in” does have another meaning. It can mean to fully commit to an answer or decision.

Ex1: Lock her in the tower to protect her.
Ex2: Keep the monsters locked out of the cabin.
Ex3: I’m locking in answer 3, because I am confident it is correct.
Q: What is the difference between lock and luck and lack ( pronunciation) ?

Translations of "Lock"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? lock it in
A: If you mean physically to lock something into place, or as a figure of speech like when making plans with a friend, “lock it in” makes sense perfectly.

Examples:
If you need to tell someone to secure an object so it won’t move, “lock it in” is a complete sentence.

Or if you’re trying to make plans with a friend, “lock it in” would mean to set your plan with an exact time and place, instead of keeping it flexible, like ‘I’ll call you next time I’m in the area.’
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? lock or bolt?
A: actually I want to know how you guys call that object in the picture
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? main lock la dava gate nu
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? do lock and the key "match" together? or do they fitted/attached/suited together?
A: I would say 'Does the key fit the lock?'

Other questions about "Lock"

Q: 浴室のドアには鍵がありませんので、使用する際はドアの札を、「入浴中」にして下さい。
There’s no lock on the bathroom (shower room)door. So when you use the room, leave the “occupied入浴中” side of the tag out.
※Tag is like this ↓ does this sound natural?
A: You don't have to mention that the room has a shower instead of a bath. Americans ignore that distinction.

There's no lock on the bathroom door. So when you use the room, please leave the "occupied" side of the tag facing out.
Q: I lock myself outside does this sound natural?
A: "I lock myself outside" is present tense and while grammatically correct and useful for some situations, I feel like in most cases of story telling with first person pronouns it is in past tense so "I locked myself outside"
Q: When she pulled down the lock, it wouldn't open. She'd screwed up the combination somehow.

This is sentences from a paperback.
I don't understand the action she did "pull down"
A: Part 1)
This is most likely the lock the book is talking about. After putting in your combination, you'll pull the bottom circular part down.

So, when she pulled the lock (the circular part) down, it didn't open. (Locked lock)
Q: ドライバーでネジを固定して下さい。
Please lock the screw by driver. does this sound natural?
A: please screw on the screw with the screwdriver
Q: 🔑 "...еither the locks were too large, or the key was too small, but at any rate it would not open any of them".
"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"
does this sound natural?
A: The pronunciation is great, but I recorded my voice to show the intonation.
After you say either, with the first clause your voice should go up at the end and then on the last clause your voice should go down at the end. Same if you're listing items, the end of each word gets slightly higher until you reach the last item. I have no idea why we do this. It just sounds a little robotic if you don't do it.

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