But they learned, they said, that it was best to keep quiet about such requests.
The paper similarly quotes Likud minister Dan Meridor as suggesting that individual ministers should keep quiet on the topic.
If you keep quiet, you can squeak through without having to reveal your views.
After which we all just decided to go along with it and keep quiet?
Then you tell them to keep quiet a little while till I go back up the chimney.
Only most people either don't formulate it to themselves, or else keep quiet about it.
Nothing, except that it's a strain and that I must keep quiet.
Johnny and I liked nothing better than to keep quiet and listen to them.
Addressing them, I begged them to keep quiet and listen to me.
The landlord led Alfred to the parlor, commanding him to keep quiet and not cause further disturbance.