Put a sock in it
- to shut up. “will you put a sock in it? i’m trying to study here.”
“Put a sock in it” meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
- इसकी जुबान बंद कराओ
“Put a sock in it” Origin
- It is generally used when someone is being so noisy as to annoy others. The imagery behind the phrases is that putting a sock in whatever was causing the noise would quieten it down.
“Put a sock in it” in a sentence (usage in newspaper)
- “Put a sock in it” is slang for “Shut up”.
- Telling someone to put a sock in it today is a curt, often rude, demand for quiet, but socks used to be the most effective form of volume control.
- The London Mayor, Boris Johnson, has said that he thinks Tony Blair “should put a sock in it” rather than comment on the situation in Iraq.
- why do we say “put a sock in it!” when someone is being too loud?
PUT A SOCK IN IT!!!