English version

be under house arrest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe under house arrestbe under house arrestto be kept as a prisoner by a government, staying inside your house rather than in a prison house arrest
Examples from the Corpus
be under house arrestHe, he was under house arrest.The editor of the party newspaper is under house arrest for printing a report about tanks being moved out of Tirana.We are not in darkest prison like our brothers and sisters in the flesh, but we are under house arrest.
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