BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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shut up

How to sign: place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
"The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe";

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Similiar / Same: lock away, put away, shut away, lock in, lock up, lock

Categories: confine

shut up

How to sign: cause to be quiet or not talk
"Please silence the children in the church!";

silence in BSL Watch how to sign silence in British Sign Language
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See also: whitewash, sleek over, hush up, gloss over

Similiar / Same: silence, hush, still, hush up, quieten

Categories: suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb

Within this category: shush, lull, shout down, gag

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