How do you say be quiet?
- be quiet. phrase. used for telling someone to stop talking or to stop making a noise.
- keep your voice down. phrase. used for telling someone to be quiet.
- shh. interjection.
- sh. interjection.
- shush. interjection.
- zip it. phrase.
- keep down. phrasal verb.
- ssh. interjection.
How do you say shut up in a fancy way?
Synonyms of ‘shut up’
- button it (slang)
- pipe down (slang) Just pipe down and I’ll tell you what I want.
- put a sock in it (British, slang)
- keep your trap shut (slang)
- cut the cackle (informal)
- button your lip (slang)
What is a silence word?
Words related to silence peace, quiet, reticence, stillness, lull, secrecy, blackout, calm, cut off, muzzle, subdue, mute, muffle, gag, quell, quash, suppress, squelch, stifle, taciturnity.
Is shut up a bad word?
The phrase is probably a shortened form of “shut up your mouth” or “shut your mouth up”. Its use is generally considered rude and impolite, and may also be considered a form of profanity by some.
How do you say stop talking nicely?
Say something nice to end the conversation like, “Thanks for talking with me,” and then just leave. But make sure you don’t do that while they’re STILL talking, and try not to be rude. What do I do when they immediately start talking behind my back after just turning around to leave? Ignore the comment, and walk away.
What is quiet and quite?
Quiet is an adjective meaning ‘ making very little noise ‘ or ‘having little activity or excitement’: Quite is an adverb which usually means ‘a little or a lot, but not completely’: I’ve been quite busy this week. I hope things are not so busy next week. 6
How can you tell the difference between quite and quiet?
A good way to remember the difference is to focus on the pronunciation. We pronounce quiet with the final -et made clear. For quite, the final -e is silent. If you focus on the pronunciation of the words then it shouldn’t be difficult to distinguish them.