Usage of 'shut'

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

jamiep

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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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