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um

exclamation     /əm/
a written representation of a sound that people make when they are pausing or deciding what to say next 呃,嗯(表示说话中间停顿或考虑下文的象声词) "What do you think of this jacket?" "Um, I don't know if I like the colour." “你觉得这件夹克怎么样?”“呃,我不知道是否喜欢这种颜色。” "So what did you talk about?" "Um, I don't remember, I suppose work mainly." “那么你们谈了些什么?”“嗯,我不记得了,我想主要谈的是工作。” Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections
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