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What does 'to be shut in' mean?



 
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What does 'to be shut in' mean? #1 (permalink) Sun Dec 19, 2004 12:32 pm   What does 'to be shut in' mean?
 

Test No. incompl/inter-10 "Close/Shut", question 7

After a number of years as a monk he decided to leave because he felt very ......... in.

(a) shut
(b) shutting
(c) closes
(d) closed

Test No. incompl/inter-10 "Close/Shut", answer 7

After a number of years as a monk he decided to leave because he felt very shut in.

Correct answer: (a) shut

Your answer was: correct
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please explain what "to be shut in" means
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Shut in #2 (permalink) Sun Dec 19, 2004 12:47 pm   Shut in
 

to be shut in = to be isolated/secluded

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What does 'to be shut in' mean? #3 (permalink) Sun Nov 29, 2009 23:31 pm   What does 'to be shut in' mean?
 

thanks,I didn't know it
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