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sing

verb uk   /sɪŋ/ (sang, sung) us  

sing verb (MAKE MUSIC)

A1 [I or T] to make musical sounds with the voice, usually a tune with words: The children sang two songs by Schubert at the school concert. We were woken early by the sound of the birds singing. Your grandmother would like you to sing for/to her. [+ two objects] Will you sing us a song/sing a song to us? She sang her baby to sleep every night. Pavarotti is singing Rodolfo (= singing the part of Rodolfo) in "La Bohème" at La Scala this week. Please sing up ( US out) (= sing louder).
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sing verb (RING)

[I] to make or be filled with a (high) ringing sound: A bullet sang past the top of the soldier's head.
singing
noun [U] uk   /ˈsɪŋ.ɪŋ/ us  
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Translations of “sing”
in Korean 노래하다…
in Arabic يُغَنّي…
in French chanter…
in Turkish şarkı söylemek…
in Italian cantare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 唱歌, 演唱…
in Russian петь…
in Polish śpiewać…
in Spanish cantar…
in Portuguese cantar…
in German singen…
in Catalan cantar…
in Japanese (~を)歌う…
in Chinese (Simplified) 唱歌, 演唱…
(Definition of sing verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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