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!
See also: down, keep, voice

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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At one point in the evening, I called Gordon 'big boy' because he is very well-endowed - and he told me to keep my voice down.
But I'd better keep my voice down or everyone will be saying, `Abi's sex romp with Darius'
My mother was speaking in whispers, and every time I opened my mouth she shushed me, telling me to keep my voice down.
CANVASSING for our local Labour MP, I knocked on one door but was told to keep my voice down.