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How to say shut up in Spanish?

by abhishek saini

In Spanish, shut up translates into Callarse la Boca.

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The term ‘Callar’ means to shut up, or keep quiet.

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However, ‘Callate’ is the most common and standard way which many Spanish people use to shut someone up.

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In the English language, shut up can sound rude. However, Callate does not always have to sound rude. It depends on your tone and how you say it.

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There is also one more way to tell someone to shut up in Spanish. You can tell them Cierra la Boca, which translates into ‘shut your mouth.’

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To make it sound more respectful, you can also use ‘Silencio.’ Silencio towards observing silence when you want them to keep quiet.

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Sometimes, you would want to go with the decent ways of making someone quiet. For that, you can tell them, ‘Guarda Silencio.’

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To say shut up in a formal environment, you can use the Spanish word, ‘Chiton.’

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So, you can choose one of the Spanish ways to shut people up depending on your mood.

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