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callar

Translation of callar in English:

verbo intransitivo

verbo transitivo

  • 1
    (secreto)
    to keep … to oneself
    intentaron callar estas cifras
    they attempted to keep these figures quiet
  • 2 (Latin America) (persona) callen a esos niños
    get those children to be quiet
    shut those kids up, will you? [colloquial]

also: callarse verbo pronominal

  • 2 (no decir)
    (noticia)
    to keep … quiet
    keep … to oneself
Example sentences
  • Hoy el poder político no requiere de la violencia física para callar una verdad.
  • En esta ciudad hay que aprender a callar muchas cosas.
  • Calla la voz mas no la vida, mueres pero sigues viva.
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