be quiet


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Verb1.be quiet - refuse to talk or stop talkingbe quiet - refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
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Oh, you bewitching little scamp, CAN'T you be quiet just a minute or two, and let your poor old uncle attend to a part of his duties?
That's why, intending to be in Venice some weeks, possibly all summer, and having some literary work, some reading and writing to do, so that I must be quiet, and yet if possible a great deal in the open air-- that's why I have felt that a garden is really indispensable.
I will miss the company of the ladies in the kitchen because it is going to be quiet at home but I am not going to sit about and be quiet, I have plenty to do.