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shut sb out

phrasal verb with shut uk   us   /ʃʌt/ verb [I or T] (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)
to ​preventyouropponent in a ​sportscompetition from ​scoring any ​points: She had ​shut out two of her first four ​opponents.
(Definition of shut sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shut sb out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不让(对手)得分, 以对方得零分的比分淘汰…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不讓(對手)得分, 以對方得零分的比分淘汰…
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