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shut up shop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshut up shopshut up shopBritish English, close up shop American English informalBBSTOP DOING something to close a shop or business, either temporarily or permanently shop
Examples from the Corpus
shut up shopKeith Rodwell, Ipswich Witches' commercial manager, shuts up shop after last night's match with Wolverhampton was rained off.They need ways of shutting up shop, or at least of enduring, when conditions are simply impossible.I think we should shut up shop, if you don't mind.Time to shut up shop and get to know each other again.But as shopping habits changed many traders shut up shop and moved out blaming recession, traffic restrictions and fewer bus routes.We might just as well shut up shop.It's not like being on shore where once the patients are gone you shut up shop and go home.
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