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    "settle it" what does it mean ?

    Hi

    I was at my friend's home yesterday and her daughter was making noisy so my friend said to her daughter "settle it"

    i don'i know what does it mean, but I think it means calm down or something like that .


    so what does it mean exactly ?


    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: "settle it" what does it mean ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr,T View Post
    Hi

    I was at my friend's home yesterday and her daughter was making noisy being noisy (or making a lot of noise) so my friend said to her daughter "Settle it".

    I don'idon't know what does it mean it means, but I think it means calm down or something like that.


    So what does it mean exactly?


    Thank you in advance.
    "Settle it" is not a phrase I have heard. The usual phrase when you want someone to stop making a noise or to stop running around is "Settle down!"

    Please look at the corrections I have made to your post in red.

    Remember to start every sentence with a capital letter.
    Always capitalise the word "I" (first person singular).
    Don't put a space before a full stop or a question mark.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "settle it" what does it mean ?

    In addition to emsr2d2's corrections, you might hear "settle down" or simply "settle" in AmE. "Settle it" would be less common but given the circumstances as described, understandable.

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