In one gated community, an old lady threatens to run us out off the premises.
After her brother's scheme collapsed, she also put her home in a gated community outside Palm Beach up for sale.
It is associated with country clubs and gated communities, celebrities and flush retirees.
They remain at home in Broken Sound, the expensive, gated Boca Raton country-club community where they live.
She's been stopping by the actor's gated mansion to try to convince him to enter a rehab facility, according to RadarOnline.
Not the hoary tombs of the Pharaohs, and the one hundred gated cities of the Nile.
He was gated for a week at eight, and coughed out of the room.
But I do not wish descriptions of being 'gated,' or 'sent down,' or 'ploughed,' and that kind of commonplace.
“Thought you were gated when I saw Haviland go out alone,” went on Smithson as they started.
Suspended, gated for the rest of the term, and four hundred lines to do for Williams into the bargain.
"opening, entrance," Old English geat (plural geatu) "gate, door, opening, passage, hinged framework barrier," from Proto-Germanic *gatan (cf. Old Norse gat "opening, passage," Old Saxon gat "eye of a needle, hole," Old Frisian gat "hole, opening," Dutch gat "gap, hole, breach," German Gasse "street"), of unknown origin. Meaning "money collected from selling tickets" dates from 1896 (short for gate money, 1820). Gate-crasher is from 1927. Finnish katu, Lettish gatua "street" are Germanic loan-words.
"provide with a gate," 1906, from gate (n.). Originally of moulds. Related: Gated (1620s). Gated community recorded by 1989 (earliest reference to Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach, Calif.
GIVE someone THE GATE (1940s+)
[musicians' senses fr the simile swing like a gate, ''play or respond to swing music well and readily,'' with some influence of 'gator and alligator; or perhaps fr gatemouth, a nickname for Louis Armstrong; first musical sense said to have been coined by Louis Armstrong]