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Put up the Shutters (To)

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To announce oneself a bankrupt.

Do you think I am going to put up the shutters if we can manage to keep going?

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Purple (Promotion to the)
Purpure [purple]
Pursy, Pursiness
Pururavas and Urvasi
Puseyite
Puss
Puss in Boots [Le Chat Botté]
Put
Put the Cart before the Horse
Put up the Shutters (To)
Putney and Mortlake Race
Putting on Frills (American)
Putting on Side
Pygmalion
Pygmies
Pylades and Orestes
Pyramid
Pyramus
Pyrocles and Musidorus
Pyrodes