"to shut away" in Spanish

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
to shut away
guardar bajo llave
We are enclosed, shut away in a corner, and we have to work according to the letter of the law, and it is the letter which is stupid.
Estamos encerrados en una esquina y tenemos que trabajar de acuerdo con la letra de la ley y es la letra la que es absurda.
SIMILAR TRANSLATIONS
Similar translations for "to shut away" in Spanish
awayadjective
CONTEXT EXAMPLES
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The European institutions must not shut themselves away in a world of rules and regulations, far removed from reality.
Las instituciones europeas no deben encerrarse en un mundo de normas y reglamentos, ignorando la realidad.
you can't shut yourself away from society for ever
no puedes vivir como un recluso toda la vida
For it is not acceptable in a democratic community that a legislative body should shut itself away from the population.
En efecto, en una comunidad democrática no es aceptable que un órgano legislativo cierre sus puertas a la población.
he shut himself away to prepare for the exam
se fondeó a estudiar el examen
he was shut away in a psychiatric hospital
fue recluido en un psiquiátrico
she shut herself away in a convent
se encerró en un convento
to shut away
guardar bajo llave
On the one hand, the European Union cannot turn its back on countries aiming to achieve membership, to shut itself away in an ivory tower of wealth and Western civilisation.
Por un lado, la Unión Europea no puede dar la espalda a los países que tienen como objetivo ingresar, encerrarse en la torre de marfil de la riqueza y la civilización occidental.