to close up (the shop): to shut, to lock (the shop) verb
We close up the bank at 6 p.m, then the employees leave at about 6.15 p.m.
Note: as a noun, a close-up also means a detailed or intimate view.
to open up (the shop): to unlock the door (of the shop) so that customers can come inside verb
I get to the shop at 8 a.m, have a cup of tea and open it up at 8.30 a.m.
  • "Susie calls her date, and Horatio closes up the laboratory."
  • "Susie puts away her notes on an ad campaign and Horatio closes up the laboratory."

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