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    Re: What can I "shut"?

    Shut the lights sounds OK to me, like Hit the lights.

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    #12

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    (It's worth pointing out that 'Hit the lights' is pretty informal).

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    And "hit the lights" could mean to either turn them off or on.

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    #14

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    I was beginning to say that in my last post, but then thought I was wrong. Now you've convinced me I wasn't

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    #15

    Re: What can I "shut"?

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    I was beginning to say that in my last post, but then thought I was wrong. Now you've convinced me I wasn't

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    I spent five minutes this morning trying to decide whether I thought "Hit the lights" would refer to turning them on or off. By the time I'd realised it was both, I was late for work and didn't have time to post.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #16

    Re: What can I "shut"?

    On or off for me.

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    #17

    Re: What can I "shut"?

    Both Metallica and Selena Gomez (separately) have used the expression in songs about taking the stage and getting the crowd all fired up. So it's definitely lights on in that case.

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