Dict.cc German-English Dictionary: Translation for No Exit [Jean Paul Sartre Huis clos. Nov 11, 2004. I found the expression "a huis clos" or "behind closed doors," and I figured out that "clos" is the passe compose of the verb "clore," which seems to be "to close ( eg. I cannot seem to think of any, but my vocabulary is not very great and also probably I will feel silly when you give me some obvious examples. N engel in my huis, an angel in my house, Translation, human translation, automatic translation.