Shut

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Definition

to shut: to close
verb
Shut the door please! Close the door please.
Shut up! (or shut your mouth!) is a rude way to say 'be quiet!'

This is an irregular verb:
I shut / I shut / I have shut

to shut down (the computer): to turn off, to switch off (the computer)
idiom

Examples

  • "The London Ducky managed to speak to one worker, Pedro Sanchez, despite his pocket having been crammed full of 50 dollar bills in order to keep his mouth shut."
  • "I'm going to shut the door now."
  • "I brought my eyes wide shut mask and everything!"
  • "Taxi Driver : This is not at all my problem. You owe me thirty dollars for the ride, and shut the door on your way out."

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