What does quiet mean

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pronunciation

quiet

Example for 'quiet'
Example sentence
  1. when you are in a library, you must be quiet.
  2. please keep quiet while others are studying.
  3. his health has turned all the better for him after a quiet holiday abroad.
  4. everything was quiet under the blinking stars.
  1. leave me alone. i just want some peace and quiet.
  2. there was such a world of hereditary quiet in her.
  3. he was the bard of the farmers and workers of new england and his quiet verse mirrored the staid new hampshire countryside.
  1. i am well aware that nothing else will quiet tom.
  2. the principal tried to quiet the students.
  1. when he quieted down, i began to tell him the truth.
Common sentence
More about 'quiet'
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Synonym

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Phrase about 'quiet'
常用短语用作形容词 (adj.)
as quiet as a mouse〔grave〕
  1. 非常宁静 very quiet

    tina is as quiet as a mouse—you hardly know she's there.
    蒂娜很文静——你几乎不知道她在那儿。

    there's usually something going on in town, although it's as quiet as the grave on a sunday evening.
    通常镇上总有一些活动在进行,然而星期日的夜晚却很寂静。

用作动词 (v.)
quiet down (v.+adv.)
  1. (使)安静,(使)平静 (cause to) become calmer; stopquiet down

    the city quieted down after the disturbances.
    骚乱过后,这座城市平静了。

    things quieted down and all around was still.
    万物逐渐安静下来,四周一片寂静。

    the storm quieted down.
    暴风雨停了。

    the excitement is quieting down.
    兴奋的情绪渐渐平静下来。

    quiet sb/oneself/sth ⇔ down

    you should quiet the children down.
    你应该让孩子们静下来。

    he quieted himself down.
    他很快让自己平静下来。

    see if you can quiet the dog down, it's annoying the neighbours with its noise.
    看你是否能使狗安静下来,它吵得左邻右舍都不安宁。

用作名词 (n.)
at quiet
  1. 安定地 stably; quietly

    after the war, the villagers lived at quiet for many years.
    战后村民们安定地生活了好些年。

    he began to grow more at quiet with himself.
    他开始变得比较安定了。

on the quiet
  1. 悄悄地,偷偷地,秘密地 secretly; unobtrusively

    they went and got married on the quiet.no one knew about it.
    他们走了,并且悄悄地结了婚,谁也不知道这事。

    we thought he was working in the other room, but he was just having a cigarette on the quiet.
    我们以为他在另一个房间里干活,而他却在那里偷偷地抽烟。

    i don't mind telling you on the quiet that i have just been left five thousand pounds.
    我可以悄悄地告诉你,我刚刚得到5000英镑遗产。

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