shut down

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shut down(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to close down)
a. cerrar
The authorities shut down the restaurant because it was deemed a health hazard.Las autoridades cerraron el restaurante porque lo consideraban un riesgo para la salud.
2. (to turn off)
a. apagar
Shut down the engine so the mechanic can fix it.Apaga el motor para que el mecánico pueda arreglarlo.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (to be closed down)
a. cerrarse
The factory had to shut down when the owner filed for bankruptcy.La fábrica tuvo que cerrarse después de que el dueño se declarara en quiebra.
4. (to be turned off)
a. apagarse
The computer should not shut down while you're installing updates.La computadora no debe apagarse mientras instalas actualizaciones.
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shut down
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. cerrar por completo
2. (production)
a. suspender
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. cerrar por completo
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shut down
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
cerrarse
the cinema shut down last year el cine cerró el año pasado
transitive verb
[+lid, business, factory] cerrar; [+machine] apagar; (by law) clausurar;
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