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karma
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Why is it called shutdown and not shutup

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  • 5
    That reminded me of that Han Solo line from Star Wars V - (about C-3PO) "Either shut him up or shut him down!"
  • 0
    As a non-English native I'd appreciate if phrasal verbs followed some rules, logical or semantical consistency but they haven't and can be hard as hell to learn for English learners.
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