Translation of "close/shut the door on sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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close/shut the door on sth

to make it impossible for something to happen, especially a plan or a solution to a problem

There are fears that this latest move might have closed the door on a peaceful solution. 人们担心这一最新动向或许已关闭了和平解决问题的大门。

(Translation of “close/shut the door on sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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