This page is about the phrasal verb shut down
Meaning: to close something like a factory, school or hospital, usually foreverSynonym: close down
- shut sth down The government decided to shut the coal mine down after a terrible accident killed hundreds of miners.
- shut down sth If we can't get enough money to keep it going, we'll have to shut down the school.
Nouns often used as objects with shut down: factory, business, school, hospital, mine
The company's manager decided to shut down
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Contributor: Matt Errey