quieten down

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w>quieten down

vi (= become silent)leiser werden; (= become calm)sich beruhigen; (after wild youth) → ruhiger werden; quieten down, boys!ein bisschen ruhiger, Jungens!; things have quietened down a lotes ist viel ruhiger geworden
vt sep personberuhigen; engineruhiger machen; to quieten things down (situation) → die Lage beruhigen
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The victim, a 32-year-old woman, asked them to quieten down.
Why don't we all quieten down a bit and just get on with it?
Another said: "My peaceful lunch by the fire with a pint was totally ruined by a child running around whooping and tripping up staff, and when asked to quieten down by the landlord, the poor man faced abuse from over-protective parents.
One passenger claimed the violence was triggered after a noisy group of men was asked to quieten down.
Witnesses said the woman, from Edinburgh, was demanding cigarettes and a parachute during the flight but kicked off when stewards asked her to quieten down.
The businessman, Iqbal Sharma, said he had only asked the staff to get Khan's table to quieten down, which sparked a heated argument and the alleged assault.
He approached Ben Croft, 24, who he knew, in the street and asked him to get his homeowner sister Kelly Parsons to quieten down the noise from the party.
Yet the Australia coach was quick to quieten down suggestions Slater is now out for the tournament.
Prosecutor James Neary said the other patients waiting nearby were also abused when they told him to quieten down and children were among those who heard King's rants.
QUIETEN down now because Shush silent disco and LaLuna bar on Stanley Street bring a new concept to town next Sunday (June 16).
London, May 11 ( ANI ): Cheering fans at a school football final game were reportedly ordered to quieten down as their noise was disturbing a group of corporates having lunch.
Details of the following court case in the UK revealed that the drunken hostess was so loud that she had to be asked to quieten down by the head purser.