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English definition of “shut out someone”

shut out someone

(PREVENT SCORING) phrasal verb with shut    /ʃʌt/ verb [I/T] (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)
to prevent a competitor from scoring any points: The White Sox shut out the Orioles today at Comiskey Park.
(Definition of shut out someone (PREVENT SCORING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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