shut off

shut off(
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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 stop)
a. cortar (the water or the electricity)
In the event of a fire or other emergency, this switch automatically shuts off the power.En caso de incendio u otra emergencia, este interruptor corta automáticamente la electricidad.
b. apagar (an engine)
Shut the engine off and wait for it to cool down.Apaga el motor y espera a que se enfríe.
2. (to isolate)
a. aislar
We can shut the vegetable patch off from the rest of the garden with a hedge.Podemos poner un seto para aislar el huerto del resto del jardín.
3. (to isolate oneself)
a. aislarse
When I'm writing a novel I need to shut myself off from everything and everyone.Cuando escribo una novela necesito aislarme de todo y de todos.
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
4. (to stop)
a. cortarse (water or electricity)
The electricity sometimes shuts off without warning.A veces la electricidad se corta si previo aviso.
b. apagarse (engine)
She programmed the heating to shut off at 10 o'clock.Programó la calefacción para que se apagara a las 10.
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shut off
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. (electricity, water, funds, flow of arms)
a. cortar
2. (engine)
a. apagar
3. (road, exit)
a. cortar
4. (isolate)
a.
to s oneself off (from)aislarse (de)
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shut off
transitive verb
1 (stop) [+water, power] cortar; cerrar; [+engine, machine] apagar
2 (isolate) aislar;from de
to be shut off from estar aislado de
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