Brings down the shutters - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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bring down the shutters
To stop thinking or talking about something. Mom has tried to bring down the shutters on John's death, but I know she's still very upset about it.
ˌbring/ˌput down the ˈshutters stop letting somebody know what your thoughts or feelings are; stop letting yourself think about something: He brought down the shutters on the terrible image of the car accident.