English version

put a sock in it

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput a sock in itput a sock in itinformalTALK TO somebody used to tell someone in a joking way to stop talking or making a noise sock
Examples from the Corpus
put a sock in itTo avoid upsetting the kids, Dad spoke to Mum more than once in private, telling her to put a sock in it.That sort does all sorts of silly things, till experience tells them to put a sock in it.
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