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settle (sb) down

phrasal verb with settle uk   /ˈset.l̩/  us   /ˈset̬-/ verb
C2 to become quiet and calm, or to make someone become quiet and calm: Come on children, stop chatting and settle down please! They settled down on the sofa to watch the film.
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