keep it down

idiom

used to ask someone to be quiet
Please keep it down in there. I'm trying to study.

Examples of keep it down in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On arrival the day before, I had been given a tour and was so overwhelmed by the scale and grandeur of the place, especially in the jaw-droppingly impressive Equestrian Center, that I was politely asked to keep it down; my unbridled enthusiasm might frighten the horses. Sophie Morgan, Condé Nast Traveler, 24 June 2024 Rowdy partiers in New York City this Labor Day weekend may not be greeted by a police officer telling them to keep it down, but rather by an eye in the sky. Justin Klawans, The Week, 1 Sep. 2023

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“Keep it down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20it%20down. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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