keep (one's) voice down

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keep (one's) voice down

To speak in a hushed voice or a whisper; to refrain from speaking too loudly. Shh! Keep your voices down! My parents are sleeping upstairs. I don't care if he was keeping his voice down; he shouldn't have been talking during the movie at all!
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keep your ˈvoice down

used to tell somebody to speak more quietly: Keep your voices down, won’t you? The children are asleep.
See also: down, keep, voice
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Clr Mary Harkin, Cabinet member for the environment, said: "Noise Action Week is a great opportunity to remind everyone to consider their neighbours and keep their voice down.
Alternative: If someone is loudly leaving a message from a cell phone, write down the number, call them later and ask them to keep their voice down.