Do you know the adjective “landlocked“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Mike: I’ve never seen the sea or been to the beach.

Chris: Why not?

Mike: My country is landlocked.

Does it mean:

a) surrounded by land

b) locked to something

c) surrounded by a fence

d) near the mountains

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) surrounded by land