Translation of quieten down in Spanish:

quieten down

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [person/child/horse] calmar; [rumors/clamor] acallar he asked them to quieten down the noise les pidió que dejaran de hacer or de armar ruido
  • 2verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [person/child/horse] calmarse; [rumors] acallarse the children gradually quietened down poco a poco los niños se calmaron or dejaron de alborotar we'll wait for things to quieten down a little before we venture out esperaremos a que las cosas estén más tranquilas or se calmen un poco antes de arriesgarnos a salir she eventually matured and quietened down con el tiempo maduró y sentó cabeza
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