I sometimes wish I could live a quiet retired sort of life but I doubt I could stand it for more than a few days.
As the popping sound of the fireworks stopped, it suddenly became quiet around me. The smell of gunpowder somehow put me in a sentimental mood.
If that city were a color, it would be a color with a quiet sort of dignity ... wine red, say.
The boy, upon seeing a butterfly, proceeded to run after it, provoking the anger of his mother, who had ordered him to stay quiet while she gossiped with the lady next door.
Is it true that the Pacific side of Japan is cheerful while the Sea of Japan side of Japan is more quiet?
That you should be stalking Hanako! You'd been quiet recently so I'd let my guard down.
It's said to be a girls' high school characterised by its quiet and traditional feel and a chic, high-class uniform.
The novel "All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque has been translated into more than fifty languages.
As the lesson comes to an end, even if the teacher doesn't say a word of "be quiet", "sit down!," the children naturally return to their seats and quieten down.
An essential condition for a helpful interview is a quiet room in which doctor and parents can sit comfortably and in private without being interrupted.
Actually, and I need to keep this quiet, but recently here there's a rumour that young women on this beach are having photos taken in secret of them.
Yesterday, I found a tiny piece of land for sale in a quiet residential area and I immediately decided to buy it.
Bill had always been a quiet, home-loving man, but after a few months in the job, his personality changed.
It seems as it was a shot-gun wedding so they're having a quiet wedding with only family and a couple of friends from university invited.
English word "安静"(Quiet) occurs in sets:Multimedia Spoken Chinese Vocab
You're pretty calm cool and collected for somebody who has a major presentation tomorrow.
The strike had not been peaceful, however, and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. begged both sides to be patient and calm.
Calm down. I'll come over as soon as possible.
I glared briefly in the referee's direction but he was putting on a calm face while picking his nose. "Dammit, the fight's a fixup!?"
At the same time, he didn't hide his fears and doubts, but tried hard to keep his calm and rationality in facing every difficulty.
I don't lose my appetite when I get stressed, rather I can't calm down unless I eat something.
The sea ice is highly variable - frozen solid during cold, calm weather and broken up in large areas of open water during storms.
In contrast to his frightening looks, his voice was kind and calm.
It's much easier to deal with difficulties if you are calm.
Ann is very calm person. She doesn't easily get excited, nervous or upset.
the night was clear and calm / she had to keep calm at all costs / the city was reported to be calm, but army patrols remained / his voice was calm / a dead calm sea
Blue is a particularly calming colour and ideal in counterbalancing high levels of stress.
I’m sorry I didn’t wait for a completely calm day to take you out on your first boat ride.
But, knowing precisely sadness and love and death, and that they are vain images when we observe them from the calm space where we should shut ourselves in, he kept on weeping, and desiring love, and fearing death.
English word "安静"(calm) occurs in sets:特点 - Characteristics