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shut yourself away

phrasal verb with shut uk   us   /ʃʌt/ verb [I or T] (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)
to go into a place that you are unwilling to leave and where you do not want to be interrupted by other people: Andy shuts himself away in his studio for hours on end when he's recording a song.
Translations of “shut yourself away”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把自己關起來…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把自己关起来…
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