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Translation of "shut" - English-Spanish dictionary

shut

verb /ʃat/ ( present participle shutting, past tense, past participle shut)
to move (a door, window, lid etc ) so that it covers or fills an opening; to move (a drawer, book etc) so that it is no longer open cerrar Shut that door, please! Shut your eyes and don’t look. to become closed cerrarse The window shut with a bang. to close and usually lock (a building etc ) eg at the end of the day or when people no longer work there cerrar The shops all shut at half past five There’s a rumour that the factory is going to be shut. to keep in or out of some place or keep away from someone by shutting something encerrar The dog was shut inside the house. shut down phrasal verb (of a factory etc) to close or be closed, for a time or permanently cerrar, apagar, clausurar There is a rumour going round that the factory is going to (be) shut down (nounshut-down). shut off phrasal verb to stop an engine working, a liquid flowing etc cortar, cerrar I’ll need to shut the gas off before I repair the fire. to keep away (from); to make separate (from) aislar(se) He shut himself off from the rest of the world. shut up phrasal verb to (cause to) stop speaking callarse, hacer callar Tell them to shut up! That’ll shut him up! to close and lock cerrar It’s time to shut up the shop.
(Definition of shut from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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