English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "shut"

My thumb has really been hurting since I shut the door on itShut the door; it's cold in here.

My thumb has really been hurting since I shut the door on it.

Please keep the windows shut. I don't want any flies coming in.

The little boy shut his eyes during the scary part of the movie.

When the mother tried to put the spoon in her baby's mouth, he quickly shut it.

The pubs shut early tonight because tomorrow's a holiday.

The wind blew the door shut with a loud bang.

I woke up in the middle of the night when the window suddenly banged shut.

I accidentally squished my finger shutting my dresser drawer, and now it really hurts.

The lock on the garden shed has rusted shut, and I can't get it open.

If giant clams sense any danger, their huge shells shut tight.

Camels are able to shut their nostrils during a desert sandstorm.

The young boy slammed the gate shut, and ran to the house.

The wind blew the door shut with great force, startling everyone in the room.

When giving a presentation, shut the curtains in the room so that people in the audience don't stare out the windows.

An Arabian proverb notes that when God shuts one door, He opens another.

There is a Yiddish proverb which tells us that a hero is someone who can keep his mouth shut when he's right.

An old proverb advises, Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.

Sylvia Plath wrote, I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote, My eyes make pictures when they are shut.

James Boswell once wrote, In sleep the doors of the mind are shut, and thoughts come jumping in at the windows.

Find someone who has tried to walk around the house with his/her eyes shut.


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