English version

shut down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshut down phrasal verb1 STOP HAPPENINGif a company, factory, large machine etc shuts down or is shut down, it stops operating, either permanently or for a short time Our local hardware shop has shut down.shut something ↔ down an accident which resulted in two of the plant’s nuclear reactors being shut down The way to shut the machine down is to type EXIT.2 shut somebody ↔ down informalDS to prevent an opposing team or player from playing well or getting points We all knew that to win we’d have to shut down Bobby Mitchell. shut→ See Verb table
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shut downI'm always forgetting to shut down my computer before I go home.
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Verb table
shut
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshut
he, she, itshuts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshut
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave shut
he, she, ithas shut
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad shut
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill shut
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have shut
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam shutting
he, she, itis shutting
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you, we, theyare shutting
Past
I, he, she, itwas shutting
you, we, theywere shutting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been shutting
he, she, ithas been shutting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been shutting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be shutting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been shutting
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