- v. Simple past tense and past participle of cordon off.
“At once they had cordoned off the area and phoned CID Kowloon.”
“The crowd was back in the Forum at dawn, to find the well of the Comitia cordoned off by the simple portable post-and-rope fencing they saw every time the Forum became the site of someone’s gladiatorial funeral games; a crimson-tunicked lictor holding a long thick stave was positioned every few feet on the inside of the barricade’s perimeter.”
“Lebanon's state news agency said about 40 Palestinians from various refugee camps had gathered in the southern town of Oudyssa, and that a Lebanese army unit immediately cordoned off the area "and requested the men leave and keep away from the barbed wire for their own safety.”
“Traffic police cordoned off the area and plainclothesmen were brought in by truck.”
“They had cordoned off the area, and on the other side of the rope were journalists from the major networks and wire services in the United Statesfrom CNN and the Associated Press to all the local media.”
“The notion that people should base medical decisions on what is “right for them” is particularly problematic in a public health context, where individual choices cannot be cordoned off from each other.”
“There were two squad cars at the university ahead of me, and the four officers had already cordoned off the area around the Lowe Art Museum and pushed back the growing crowd.”
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