English version

block somebody/something ↔ in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblock somebody/something ↔ in phrasal verb1 to park your car too close to another car, so that the other one cannot drive away2 to paint or draw simple shapes or areas of colour I’ll just block in the main buildings. block→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
block inBy March 31 Gamsakhurdia forces were said to be in retreat although railways and roads were still blocked.Patients should not be discharged without such arrangements, but nor should beds be blocked unnecessarily.Trapped between inadequate beliefs and unwarranted apprehensions, they find the path to high performance blocked.Place frozen block of spinach in greased 1-quart casserole.Local anesthetics may block impulse replication in mid-axon.The concrete block shell was in place by early 1992 ready for the 25-week facing brickwork stage to begin.He was among 20 inmates who were moved between jail blocks that morning in preparation for court appearances.However, as a woman, I am often disappointed by the stumbling blocks put in the way of performance poets.
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Verb table
block
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyblock
he, she, itblocks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyblocked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave blocked
he, she, ithas blocked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad blocked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill block
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have blocked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam blocking
he, she, itis blocking
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you, we, theyare blocking
Past
I, he, she, itwas blocking
you, we, theywere blocking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been blocking
he, she, ithas been blocking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been blocking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be blocking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been blocking
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