Phrasal Verbs

shut out (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb shut out (1)


to stop someone or something from entering a room or a building


lock out

For example

  • shut out sb Kyle put a lock on his bedroom door to shut out his parents.

  • shut sb out of sth Mandy was so angry with her boyfriend that she shut him out of the house.

Quick Quiz

I'm shut out of my own apartment because I

a. want to buy a new one

b. have to go to work

c. forgot to take my keys

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