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(idiomatic) In jail or prison.
If his probation is revoked, as prosecutors are urging the judge to do, he could face an additional six months behind bars.
He was sentenced to 30 days behind bars.
Besides, if he was imprisoned for a crime like these murders, he'd still be rotting behind bars.
If the man who stabbed him hadn't admitted that she hired him for the purpose of being friendly toward Carmen only, Lori would be behind bars now.
Richie faces up to a year behind bars since she was previously convicted on another DUI charge.
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