Translation of shut in French:

shut

Pronunciation: /ʃʌt/

adj

  • fermé/-e her eyes were shut elle avait les yeux fermés to slam the door shut claquer la porte (pour bien la fermer) to keep one's mouth shut [fam] se taire

vt (p prés -tt- prét, pp, shut)

vi (p prés -tt- prét, pp, shut)

  • 1 [door, book, box, mouth] se fermer

Phrasal verbs

shut down

shut down [business] fermer; [machinery] s'arrêter
shut [sth] down fermer [business]; arrêter [machinery]

shut in

shut [sb/sth] in enfermer

shut off

shut [sth] offshut off [sth] couper [supply, motor]

shut out

laisser [qn/qch] dehors [animal, person]; éliminer [noise] to be shut out être à la porte 1.1 empêcher [qch] d'entrer [light]

shut up

shut up [fam], se taire (about au sujet de)
shut [sb] up [fam], (silence) faire taire [person] 1.1 (confine) enfermer [person, animal] (in dans)
shut [sth] upshut up [sth] fermer [house]

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