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quiet down

to become quiet; to become less noisy. Please quiet down. Ask them to quiet down.
See also: down, quiet

quiet (someone or an animal) down

to make someone or an animal more quiet. Please go and quiet the children down. Try to quiet down the children. Please quiet that dog down.
See also: down, quiet

quiet down

v.
1. To become less noisy or more relaxed; calm down: When the class quiets down, we can proceed. Quiet down now.
2. To cause someone or something to become less noisy or more relaxed: Please quiet down those children or you will have to leave. We need to quiet the dogs down.
See also: down, quiet
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The pain can quickly quiet down and you can walk, but with an altered gait.
Of course, all children quiet down when they are sick.
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The officer also allegedly directed profanity at a hotel guest during the incident when told to quiet down, according to the auditor's report.
I am quite shocked to hear, it is normally quite quiet down this end of the street.
star cheered for her boyfriend singing and dancing, telling the crowd to quiet down so that she could hear him sing.
That's led to nonsensical calls of bias and Smith last night put his reasons for staying quiet down in black and white.
A police officer regularly assigned to City Hall for the council meeting immediately entered the council chamber and also called for the retirees to quiet down.
He said: "It's quiet down here usually - until this happened, of course.
It's quiet down there, so these people obviously think they can get away with it.
Finally he asked Nemov to come on the stage and ask the crowd to quiet down, which he did.
She had to stop several times to get the audience to quiet down.