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quieten down

Translation of quieten down in Spanish:

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
    (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
    (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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