shut (sb) upinformal
— phrasal verb with shut uk /ʃʌt/ us /ʃʌt/ verb [ I or T ] present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut
- I wish for once she'd shut up and listen to what someone else has to say.
- Once she starts you can't shut her up.
- In the end I gave her the money just to shut her up.
- I agreed with him just to shut him up.
- Don't you just want to tell him to shut up?
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