Friday’s Phrasal Verbs

shut off – if a machine or systems shuts off, it stops operating

My heating shuts off automatically when it gets to the right temperature.

shut up – stop talking

She should shut up for a minute and listen to what other people have to say!

sign in – sign your name in a book when you enter a place

We have to sign in and collect name badges before we can go into the conference room.

sign out – sign your name in a book when you leave a place

The health and safety regulations say that all visitors must sign in and sign out, so we know exactly who is in the building at any time.

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