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mutter

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈmʌt.ər/ US  /ˈmʌt̬.ɚ/
to speak quietly and in a low voice that is not easy to hear, often when you are worried or complaining about something
嘟囔,咕噥
Stop muttering and speak up!
別咕噥了,大聲說出來!
He was muttering (away) to himself.
他在喃喃自語。
Laurence muttered something about his wife and left.
勞倫斯低聲說了他妻子的甚麼事就離開了。
He muttered something under his breath to the person next to him.
他壓低聲音對他身邊的人咕噥了些甚麼。
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Translations of “mutter”
in Arabic يُتَمْتِم…
in Korean 중얼거리다…
in Malaysian menggumam…
in French marmonner…
in Turkish mırıldanmak, homurdanmak, alçak sesle yakınmak/dertlenmek…
in Italian borbottare…
in Russian бормотать, брюзжать…
in Polish mamrotać…
in Vietnamese tiếng thì thầm…
in Spanish hablar entre dientes, murmurar…
in Portuguese murmurar, resmungar…
in Thai บ่น…
in German murmeln…
in Catalan murmurar, rondinar…
in Japanese ぶつぶつ言う…
in Indonesian komat-kamit, bergumam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘟囔,咕哝…
(Definition of mutter verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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