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Caught in a trap
“Sometimes, the trapped animal doesn't want to leave the trap even though the door is open.”
Being in a difficult or awkward situation
“She mentioned that getting married at such a young age brought her feelings of being trapped and burdened with family responsibilities.”
Wedged or stuck, especially tightly between two surfaces or objects
“Tap the workpiece down with a hide hammer until both parallels are trapped tightly between the top of the vice and the workpiece.”
Deceived or tricked
“But the catalog story is one I would like to elaborate on, so you don't get trapped by this con game.”
In a state of being imprisoned or incarcerated
Having been falsely incriminated
Helpless, without help or the means to move or escape
Beguiled or enchanted, especially mentally
Restricted in physical movement
To have captured by force
Past tense for to catch, or became caught, with a trap
“If they found their way into the wilds north of the Harlem River, it was to hunt and trap the wild animals which everywhere abounded.”
Past tense for to catch, or become caught, in a trap or difficult situation
“These scoundrels are thoroughly unconcerned with who they trap in their web of lies and deceit.”
Past tense for to confine in an enclosed room or space
“He prepared to draw the spirit out and trap it in the cage, freeing this place of its haunt.”
Past tense for to catch, or become stuck or caught, in or on something
“One of the best ways of stopping the ball with your feet is to trap it between the heel of one foot and the ground.”
Past tense for to take possession or control of something, especially something elusive
“Martia was finally able to trap the naughty dog and bring him into her home.”
Past tense for to trick or deceive with a ploy or ruse
“The whole island has conspired to trap their unwitting visitor within a narrative woven especially to suit him.”
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