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shut sb out

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verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with shut   /ʃʌt/ ( present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut) us  
to prevent your opponent in a sports competition from scoring any points: She had shut out two of her first four opponents by identical scores.
Translations of “shut sb out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不讓(對手)得分, 以對方得零分的比分淘汰…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不让(对手)得分, 以对方得零分的比分淘汰…
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