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English definition of “shut your mouth/face”

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shut your mouth/face

( UK also shut your gob) slang
a rude and angry way of telling someone to stop talking: He told me to shut my mouth or there'd be trouble. "You're a lazy slob!" "You shut your mouth!" (= Don't talk to me like that!)
Translations of “shut your mouth/face”
in Chinese (Traditional) 閉嘴,住嘴(粗魯且憤怒的說法)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 闭嘴,住嘴(粗鲁且愤怒的说法)…
(Definition of shut your mouth/face from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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