shut your gob

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shut your gob

An imperative to be quiet or cease talking immediately. Can be rude, aggressive, or jocular depending on the context. Shut your gob, Bobby—no one asked for the opinion of a dork like you! A: "So, where do you think we can sell these stolen goods?" B: "Shut your gob! Don't you have enough sense not to talk about that in public?" Dave: "Wow, that Cadillac has seen better days. How much did you pay for that little gem?" Bill: "Ah, shut your gob, Dave. I think it looks just fine."
See also: gob, shut
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Trying to protect and just doing a job, MPs like Mitchell should just shut their gob.
And if an old-school manager like 'Arry says that vitriolic, personal abuse should be consigned to the dark ages where it belongs, then football's foul-mouthed fans should shut their gobs and listen to him.
In the meantime, let's dish out some fines, tell some people to shut their gobs and inform them that Super League points will be deducted for further breaches.
Alpay ran back to the half-way line with his finger to his lips, indicating that the home faithful should, to use the local parlance, shut their gobs.
So just like Iraq they will swallow their principles, shut their gobs and count their perks.