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    Usage of 'shut'

    Is the use of the verb 'shut' correct in the following:
    I shut the alarm clock. Thanks.

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    jamiep is offline Member
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    Re: Usage of 'shut'

    Not quite, you could say "I shut off the alarm clock", but "I switched off" or "turned off" are also possible.

    You would shut/close a door or window as examples.

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