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lodge

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1

lodge a complaint/protest/appeal etc

British English to make a formal or official complaint, protest etc
lodge a complaint/protest/appeal etc with
He lodged an appeal with the High Court.
lodge a complaint/protest/appeal etc against
They lodged a complaint against the doctor for negligence.
2

become stuck

[intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive usually passive] to become firmly stuck somewhere, or to make something become stuck [≠ dislodge]
lodge in
The fishbone lodged in her throat.
be lodged in/between/behind etc something
The bullet was lodged in his spine.
3

put somebody somewhere

[transitive] to provide someone with a place to stay for a short time:
a building used to lodge prisoners of war
lodge somebody in/at something
The refugees were lodged in old army barracks.
4

put something somewhere

[transitive] British English formal to put something important in an official place so that it is safe
lodge something with somebody
Be sure to lodge a copy of the contract with your solicitor.
lodge something in something
The money was lodged in a Swiss bank account.
5

stay somewhere

[intransitive always + adverb/preposition] old-fashioned to pay to live in a room in someone's house
lodge at/with etc
John lodged with a family in Bristol when he first started work.

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