Grammar Patterns

V pron-refl

The 'hide' group

These verbs are concerned with hiding or keeping away from other people.
His first instinct was to hide himself.
Welfare locked himself away for 10 days with his producer to turn out a detailed filming schedule.
I'm a natural organiser and I've got quite a strong personality, while Billy tends to keep things to himself more and shut himself off.
  • hide
  • isolate
  • lock away
  • shut away
  • shut off
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