Close vs. Shut

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    In the interest of safety the main valve on the machine had to be ..... off.
  • 2
    In the ..... moments of the symphony someone's mobile phone started ringing.
  • 3
    The detectives had no problems in solving the crimes as it was clearly an open and ..... case.
  • 4
    The police officer warned us that the road ahead was ......
  • 5
    In view of the limited amount of information and evidence the case was now considered to be ......
  • 6
    Everything in that shop is now very cheap because they are having a ..... down sale.
  • 7
    After a number of years as a monk he decided to leave because he felt very ..... in.
  • 8
    After the terrible experiences that they had been through, the couple ..... themselves away from the community.
  • 9
    The new musical that has had such bad reviews will ..... at the end of this week.
  • 10
    I'm afraid that tree will have to come down as it ..... out the light in the sitting room.

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