This page is about the phrasal verb shut upINFORMAL
Meaning: to stop talking or stop making noiseSynonym: be quiet
- shut up My wife always talks when I'm trying to watch TV. I wish she'd shut up!
- shut sb/sth up It's impossible to shut my uncle up, especially if he's had a few drinks. He talks non-stop!
Can be offensive, especially if used in the imperative form, as in "Shut up, will you!"
I wish the neighbour's dog would shut up. It's always
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Contributor: Matt Errey