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shut

1 verb close
INTRANSITIVEdún verb  c m udruid verb  c m uiaigh verb  c m uthe window shuts automatically dúnann an fhuinneog aisti féinthe door shut on her finger dhruid an doras ar a méarher eyes were starting to shut bhí a súile ag tosú ag druidim uirthi
TRANSITIVEdún verb  c m udruid verb  c m uiaigh verb  c m uhe shut the gate behind him dhún sé an geata ina dhiaidhI shut one eye dhún mé leathshúil, chaoch mé leathshúil
2 verb keep or lock (sb/sth/yourself) in place TRANSITIVEdruid verb  c m udún verb  c m uwe shut them in their room chuireamar isteach ina seomra iad agus dhúnamar an doras orthu, dhruideamar an doras orthu ina seomra
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3 verb (of business etc) stop or be stopped from operating
TRANSITIVEdún verb  c m udruid verb  c m uwe shut the shop on Tuesday afternoons druidimid an siopa tráthnóna Dé Máirt
INTRANSITIVEdún verb  c m udruid verb  c m uwhat time does the library shut? cén t-am a ndúnann an leabharlann?
4 adjective closeddruidte adj3  c m udúnta adj3  c m uiata adj3a shut door doras dúnta, doras iatakeep your mouth shut coinnigh do bhéal dúnta, coinnigh do bhéal druidtemake sure the lid is shut tight bí cinnte go bhfuil an claibín dúnta go docht
phrases

to keep your mouth shut

(also

to keep your big mouth shut

) informal do chlab a choinneáil dúntado bhéal a choinneáil druidteglas a chur ar do theanga

shut it!

very informal dún é! very informaldruid do chlab! very informaldún do bhéal! very informaléist do bhéal! very informalbí i do thost! very informal

shut up!

informal bí ciúin!druid do bhéal!dún do chlab!éist do bhéal!

shut the fuck up!

vulgar (also

shut the hell up!

very informal) dún do chlab mór! very informaldruid suas do chlab! very informaldún do straois! very informaldruid do mhuileann! very informal

shut your mouth!

informal (also

shut your face!

, shut your gob!

very informal) druid do ghob!dún do chlab!druid do chlab!druid do bhéal!

to shut up shop

informal 1 close a businessdúnadhdruidiméirí as gnó 2 SPOR play defensivelyimirt go han-chosantach

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