How to use Shut out in a sentence

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  • He was one of the only people she didn't shut out of her life when she was diagnosed as terminal.

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  • When had he shut out those fond memories of rodeos and outings at the Medena hacienda?

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  • Curtains shut out the light.

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  • Eight traitors in the week he'd been shut out of the underworld.

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  • Lost souls, shut out of the underworld, was the greatest nightmare for Death.

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  • You act like you've been shut out of your underworld or your mate made a deal with Darkyn and turned into someone else.

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  • You've been backed into a corner, and you've shut out everything.

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  • It pisses me off being shut out.

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  • In all the upland valleys of the Abruzzi snow begins to fall early in November, and heavy storms occur often as late as May; whole communities are shut out for months from any intercourse with their neighbours, and some villages are so long buried in snow that regular passages are made between the different houses for the sake of communication among the inhabitants.

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  • But there was still the difference that in the old state of things the plebeian was shut out by law, while in the new state of things no law shut out the new man.

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  • These families and branches of families, however noble they might be in descent, were thus shut out from all the n political privileges of nobility.

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  • When one branch of a family was admitted and one shut out we have an analogy to the patrician and plebeian Claudii, though the distinction had come about in quite another way.

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  • All political power was vested in the noble class; the prince sank to a magistrate, keeping only some of the outward forms of sovereignty; the mass of the people were shut out altogether.

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  • The whole noble order was disfranchised; to be noble was equivalent to being shut out from public office.

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  • Only the Roman commons, great and small, never shut out the patricians from office; they were satisfied to share office with them.

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  • The Mantiqueira-Espinhago chain shuts out the streams flowing directly east to the Atlantic, and the boundary ranges on the west shut out the streams that flow into the Tocantins, though their sources are on the actual threshold of the state.

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  • The fact that its product is shut out of its natural markets, without gaining that of the United States, is also a great handicap. The civic status of the people is still unsettled, but there has been under American rule a notable advance in the well-being of the island.

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  • Alompra was now master of all the navigable rivers; and the Peguans, shut out from foreign aid, were finally subdued.

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  • The Creoles (Criallos) or American-born Spaniards had for long been aggrieved at being shut out from all important official positions, and at the restrictions placed upon their trade, but the bulk of the Creole population was not disloyal.

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  • Or ought she, on the other hand, to remain a society of religious devotees, separated and shut out from the world?

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  • But until recently it had been supposed that Hellas was shut out entirely from this Oriental culture.

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  • He returned to America in 1840, was a tutor for a few months (1840-1841) at Bowdoin, and in 1842, shut out from any better place by distrust of his German training and by his frank opposition to Unitarianism, he became pastor of the Congregational Church of West Amesbury (now Merrimac), Massachusetts.

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  • Hence the attempts to train its growing manhood in clerically regulated boarding-schools and to keep it shut out from the external world in clerical seminaries, even in places where there are universities.

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  • This system, which has been employed for the lowest weir on the Moldau, and for a weir at the upper end of the Danube canal near Vienna to shut out floods and floating ice, as well as on the Seine, possesses the merits of raising all the movable parts of the weir out of water in flood-time, and rendering the working of the weir very safe and easy.

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  • To have been married a second time disqualified for ordination, or for continued tenure of the office of bishop. In all the action of the church unanimity was considered to be necessary; if any member differed in opinion from the rest, he must either surrender his judgment to that of the church, or be shut out from its communion.

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  • On the 25th of March 1783 he was chosen their bishop by ten episcopal clergymen of Connecticut, meeting in Woodbury; as he could not take the British oath of allegiance, Seabury was shut out from consecration by the English bishops, and he was consecrated by Scotch bishops at Aberdeen on the 14th of November 1784.

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  • They require only such shade as will shut out the direct rays of the sun, and, though abundant moisture must be supplied, the atmosphere should not be overloaded with it.

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  • Again, while Conjugatae may be shut out from Chlorophyceae as an independent group co-ordinate with them in rank, the Characeae constitute so aberrant a group that it has even been proposed to raise them as Charophyta to the dignity of a main division co-ordinate with Thallophyta.

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  • Thick clouds for the most part shut out the sun; while the cold current from the Sea of Okhotsk, aided by north-east winds, brings immense ice-floes to the east coast in summer.

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  • The reason of this was that, though the land which they cultivated was very unproductive, yet the prohibition which shut out every Spartiate from manufacture and commerce left the industry and trade of Laconia entirely in the hands of the perioeci.

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  • This agreement finally shut out Sierra Leone from its natural hinterland.

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  • Such persons were now, accordingly, destined to supplant the older and responsible ministers of the type of Clarendon and Ormonde, men of high character and patriotism, who followed definite lines of policy, while at the same time the younger men of ability and standing were shut out from office.

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  • Thus nature itself condemned Brittany to remain for a long time shut out from civilization.

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  • The low ridges of the Sierra de Perija do not wholly shut out these moisture-laden winds, but they cause a heavy rainfall on their eastern slopes, and create a dry area on their western flanks, of which the Vale of Upar is an example.

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  • High temperatures prevail throughout the greater part of the Magdalena and Cauca valleys, because the mountain ranges which enclose them shut out the prevailing winds.

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  • They require only such shade as will shut out the direct rays of the sun, and, though abundant moisture must be supplied, the atmosphere should not be loaded with it.

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  • Exposed to the cold northern and north-eastern winds, and shut out by the Carpathians from the warm southerly winds, Galicia has the severest climate in Austria.

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  • There is much in the internal history of that kingdom which stands apart from the general development of western Europe, from which it was shut out.

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  • Kant, thus shut out from Berlin, availed himself of his local privilege, and, with the sanction of the theological faculty of his own university, published the full work in Konigsberg.

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  • The legalism shut out at one entrance gains admittance at another, and the result in either case is the same.

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  • Only unrepentant and defiant unbelievers will be shut out.

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  • Many feel the game does such a good job of drawing people in that it becomes highly addictive, bringing players to shut out all other real world issues.

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  • The ACLU has argued that uniforms stifle a student's need for self expression, which is often used as a defense against feeling inferior or shut out from other students of different means.

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  • Soap Central's commentary sympathized with Days fans when their favorite actors were shut out of the Emmy awards.

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  • The hypnotic state allows your subconscious mind to shut out daily distractions, and give deep consideration to any suggestions made to it.

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  • While secretly teaching fellow students spells, Harry must learn occlumency, the ability to shut out the thoughts of others, to protect himself from Voldemort's powerful mind.

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  • I've been shut out for a reason.

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