get shut of

get shut of
be (or get) shut of informal be (or get) rid of.
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  • be (or get) shut of — informal be (or get) rid of. → shut …   English new terms dictionary

  • shut — ► VERB (shutting; past and past part. shut) 1) move into position to block an opening. 2) (shut in/out) confine or exclude by closing something such as a door. 3) fold or bring together the sides or parts of. 4) chiefly Brit. make or become… …   English terms dictionary

  • shut — (v.) O.E. scyttan to put in place so as to fasten a door or gate, from W.Gmc. *skutjanan (Cf. O.Fris. schetta, M.Du. schutten to shut, shut up, obstruct ), from P.Gmc. *skut project (see SHOOT (Cf. shoot)). Meaning to close by folding or bringing …   Etymology dictionary

  • Shut — Shut, a. 1. Closed or fastened; as, a shut door. [1913 Webster] 2. Rid; clear; free; as, to get shut of a person. [Now dialectical or local, Eng. & U.S.] L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 3. (Phon.) (a) Formed by complete closure of the mouth passage,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shut — v. (shutting; past and past part. shut) 1 tr. a move (a door, window, lid, lips, etc.) into position so as to block an aperture (shut the lid). b close or seal (a room, window, box, eye, mouth, etc.) by moving a door etc. (shut the box). 2 intr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shut — verb (shuts, shutting; past and past participle shut) 1》 move or cause to move into position to block an opening.     ↘block an opening into (something) by moving a lid or similar participle     ↘(usu. shut someone/thing in/out) confine or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • get rid of — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abjure, abstract, assassinate, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cast out, cede, chuck, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, cut off, cut out, cut short, deep six, deport, discard, disgorge,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shut — Mawdesley Glossary to get shut of an article, to get rid of an article or person …   English dialects glossary

  • Shut Up (песня Black Eyed Peas) — «Shut Up» Сингл The Black Eyed Peas из альбома …   Википедия

  • Get a Grip — Студийный альбом …   Википедия

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