⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'keep quiet' from English to Czech
VERB   to keep quiet | kept quiet | kept quiet
keeping quiet | keeps quiet
SYNO to keep one's mouth shut | to keep quiet | to shut one's mouth
to keep quiet {verb}být potichu
to keep quiet {verb}nehlučet [nedok.]
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Translation for 'keep quiet' from English to Czech

to keep quiet {verb}
být potichu

nehlučet [nedok.]
Usage Examples English
  • Later, several servants at the Royal Court, among them a male servant and chauffeurs, claimed that they were given money to keep quiet concerning their own intimate contacts with the King.
  • This release included such songs as: "Acariciame" ("Caress Me") and "Este Amor Que Hay Que Callar" ("This Love That We Must Keep Quiet") composed for her by the Spanish singer and author Braulio.
  • I don't think I could keep quiet if that happened."
  • He was threatened to keep quiet long after 1946, which he did out of fear until the end of communist rule in Poland.
  • They are not told why, and those who guess keep quiet.
  • Eric Graham, a marine historian from the University of Edinburgh, told BBC Scotland it could have been a diplomatic incident but because it was so deep into the UK home water it was an "embarrassment" that they wanted to keep quiet.
  • Clark believes Grayson was bribed in order to keep quiet about the honours scandal, and was told to forge a new identity.
  • Minna was bitter about the demotion and complained to the Liberal Party's women's caucus that she was told to keep quiet about the issue.
  • Close to half a billion francs were lost and members of the French government had taken bribes to keep quiet about the Panama Canal Company's financial troubles in what is regarded as the largest monetary corruption scandal of the 19th century.
  • Subsequently she was paid $1000 and offered a solo record deal to leave and keep quiet on the matter, and later blamed her actions on her youth and naivety.
  • He successfully persuaded Chirac to keep quiet during the 1980 Quebec referendum, though Chirac personally supported an independent Quebec like General Charles de Gaulle.
  • Once Johansen had left Amundsen's party, the triumphant leader made the entire remaining crew sign a paper that stated that they were to keep quiet about the whole expedition.
  • Dorsey asked Scottish guide James Deans to keep quiet about their activities in the area.
  • Ensign moved out of the C Street house in November 2009, after disclosure of an extramarital affair and reports that he influenced others to keep quiet about it.
  • I don't think I could keep quiet if that happened."
  • The Datapoint 2200 was a mass-produced programmable computer terminal usable as a computer, designed by Computer Terminal Corporation (CTC) founders Phil Ray and Gus Roche Its industrial designer John "Jack" Frassanito has later claimed that Ray and Roche always intended the Datapoint 2200 to be a full-blown personal computer, but that they chose to keep quiet about this so as not to concern investors and others.
  • America unmasked to show the fans that he was indeed Hogan, putting his finger to his lips telling the fans to keep quiet about his secret.
  • Charlotte offers Eve £10,000 to keep quiet.
  • Feinstein faced "sharp scrutiny" for her decision to keep quiet about the Ford allegation for several weeks; she responded that she kept the letter and Ford's identity confidential because Ford had requested it.
  • Likely catalysts for Antoinette's downfall are the mutual suspicions that develop between the couple, and the machinations of Daniel, who claims he is Antoinette's illegitimate half-brother; he impugns Antoinette's reputation and mental state and demands money to keep quiet.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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