Translation of "shut (sth) down" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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shut (sth) down

phrasal verb with shut uk /ʃʌt/ us /ʃʌt/ verb [ I or T ] present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut

B1 If a business or a large piece of equipment shuts down or someone shuts it down, it stops operating.

关闭;(使)停止运转
The company plans to shut down four factories and cut 10,000 jobs. 公司计划关闭4个工厂,削减1万个工作岗位。
The crew shut down the right-hand engine of the aircraft. 机组人员关闭了飞机右侧的引擎。

More examples

  • Both chemical factories were shut down for safety reasons.
  • Three thousand people will lose their jobs if the factory shuts down.
  • They've shut down the old biscuit factory.
  • All those sweet old-fashioned shops have shut down.
  • They had to shut down one of the engines.

(Translation of “shut (sth) down” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)