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shut
British English: /ʃʌt/
American English: /ʃət/

Translation of shut in Italian:

adjective

  • 1 (closed)
    (door, book, box, mouth)
    my eyes were shut
    avevo gli occhi chiusi
    to slam the door shut
    chiudere la porta facendola sbattere
    to slam shut
    chiudere sbattendo
    to keep one's mouth shut [informal]
    tenere la bocca chiusa
  • 2 (of business) it's shut on Fridays
    è chiuso di venerdì

transitive verb forma in -ing -tt- pass., p.pass. shut

  • 1 (close)
    (door, book, box, mouth)
    she shut her eyes
    chiuse gli occhi
    shut your mouth o trap o face! [informal]
  • 2 (of business)
    (office, school, factory)
    to shut the shop for a week
    chiudere il negozio per una settimana

intransitive verb forma in -ing -tt- pass., p.pass. shut

  • 1 (door, book, box, mouth)
    chiudersi
    to shut with a bang
    chiudersi con un colpo

Idioms

put up or shut up!

[informal]
= difenditi oppure stai zitto

Phrasal verbs

shut away:

1 shut [somebody, something] away, shut away [somebody, something] 1.1 (lock up)
mettere [qualcosa] sotto chiave
(valuables, medicine)
1.2 (keep at bay)
tenere [qualcuno] a distanza
(person)
(difficulties)
2 shut [oneself] away
ritirarsi, nascondersi
from da

shut down:

1 shut down
(business)
(plant, machinery)
fermarsi
2 shut [something] down, shut down [something]
(business, amenity, factory)
(service)
(reactor, machinery)
(power)

shut in:

shut [somebody, something] in
(person, animal)
to feel shut in [figurative]
sentirsi soffocare
to shut oneself in
chiudersi dentro

shut off:

1 shut [something] off, shut off [something]
(supply)
(oven, heater, fan, motor)
(access, valve)
2 shut [somebody, something] off
from da
to shut oneself off
isolarsi
from da

shut out:

shut out [something, somebody], shut [something, somebody] out 1.1 (keep out)
chiudere [qualcosa] fuori
(animal, person)
(noise, draught)
to be shut out
essere chiuso fuori
1.2 (keep at bay)
tenere lontano
(thought, memory, image)
1.3 (reject)
(person, world)
to feel shut out
1.4 (block)
impedire a [qualcosa] di entrare, non far passare
(light, sun)
1.5 (American English) (Sport)
non lasciare segnare un punto a, dare cappotto a

shut up:

1 shut up [informal]
about riguardo a
I wish she'd shut up!
vorrei che stesse zitta!
shut up!
(brisk)
zitto!
(aggressive)
taci! silenzio!
2 shut [somebody] up, shut up [somebody] 2.1 [informal] (silence)
(person, animal)
that soon shut her up!
quello le ha subito chiuso la bocca!
2.2 (confine)
(person, animal) in in
to shut oneself up
chiudersi
in in
2.3 (close)
(house, business)
to shut up shop [informal]
[figurative]

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