shut yourself off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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shut yourself off

phrasal verb with shut uk   us   /ʃʌt/ verb [I or T] (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)
to ​stopspeaking to other ​people or ​stop being ​involved with them: When her ​husbanddied she ​seemed to ​shut herself off from her ​friends and ​family.
(Definition of shut yourself off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shut yourself off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把自己封闭起来,不再和别人来往…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把自己封閉起來,不再和別人來往…
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