shut sb/sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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shut sb/sth up

phrasal verb with shut uk   us   /ʃʌt/ verb [I or T] (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)
to ​keep a ​person or ​animal in a ​closedplace: She can't ​spend her ​wholelifeshut up in her ​office.
(Definition of shut sb/sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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