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01. [Shut] the door; it's cold in here.
02. My thumb has really been hurting since I [shut] the door on it.
03. Please keep the windows [shut]. I don't want any flies coming in.
04. The little boy [shut] his eyes during the scary part of the movie.
05. When the mother tried to put the spoon in her baby's mouth, he quickly [shut] it.
06. The pubs [shut] early tonight because tomorrow's a holiday.
07. The wind blew the door [shut] with a loud bang.
08. I woke up in the middle of the night when the window suddenly banged [shut].
09. I accidentally squished my finger [shutting] my dresser drawer, and now it really hurts.
10. The lock on the garden shed has rusted [shut], and I can't get it open.
11. If giant clams sense any danger, their huge shells [shut] tight.
12. Camels are able to [shut] their nostrils during a desert sandstorm.
13. The young boy slammed the gate [shut], and ran to the house.
14. The wind blew the door [shut] with great force, startling everyone in the room.
15. When giving a presentation, [shut] the curtains in the room so that people in the audience don't stare out the windows.
16. An Arabian proverb notes that when God [shuts] one door, He opens another.
17. There is a Yiddish proverb which tells us that a hero is someone who can keep his mouth [shut] when he's right.
18. An old proverb advises, "Keep your mouth [shut] and your eyes open."
19. Sylvia Plath wrote, "I [shut] my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again."
20. Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote, "My eyes make pictures when they are [shut]."
21. James Boswell once wrote, "In sleep the doors of the mind are [shut], and thoughts come jumping in at the windows."

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