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.
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But when given further details, he told our reporter to keep his voice down so his mum didn't find out he had been in court.
He doesn't make any attempt to keep his voice down.
Mr Lambert asked him to keep his voice down and turned to walk away, but Wilson jumped on his back and began punching him repeatedly until he fell to the ground.
Mr Lambert asked him to keep his voice down and turned to walk away but Wilson jumped on his back and knocked him to the ground.
Wisecracking funny man Ross Noble had to keep his voice down yesterday ( when he dropped in at the local library which helped inspire his comedy career.