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shut (sth) up

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phrasal verb with shut uk   us   /ʃʌt/ verb [I or T] (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)
to close a shop or other business for a period of time, usually when business is finished for the day: By the time we got there, all the market traders were shutting up.
Translations of “shut (sth) up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 關閉(商店等), 關門,打烊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关闭(商店等), 关门,打烊…
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