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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(表示說話中間停頓或考慮下文的象聲詞)
"What do you think of this jacket?" "Um, I don't know if I like the colour."
「你覺得這件夾克怎麽樣?」「呃,我不知道是否喜歡這種顔色。」
"So what did you talk about?" "Um, I don't remember, I suppose work mainly."
「那麽你們談了些甚麽?」「嗯,我不記得了,我想主要談的是工作。」
Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections
(Definition of um from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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