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tranquilizar

Translation of tranquilizar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • estaba histérico e intenté tranquilizarlo
    he was hysterical and I tried to calm him down
    sus palabras la tranquilizaron
    his words reassured her
    me tranquiliza ver que ahora se llevan mejor
    I'm relieved to see (that) they're getting along better now
    intentó tranquilizar los ánimos
    he tried to calm people o things down

also: tranquilizarse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • Para tranquilizar los ánimos alterados en la propia discusión.
  • Y a ese grupo se le debe tranquilizar”, acota.
  • Incluso les dio una charla al plantel para tranquilizar los ánimos y la ansiedad.

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