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sob

verb /sob/ ( past tense, past participle sobbed)
to weep noisily
sollozar
I could hear her sobbing in her bedroom.
to say, while weeping
decir sollozando, decir entre sollozos
’I can’t find my mother,’ sobbed the child.
Translations of “sob”
in Korean 흐느껴 울다…
in Arabic يَنْتَحِب…
in French sangloter…
in Italian singhiozzare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嗚咽,啜泣,抽噎…
in Russian рыдать…
in Turkish hıçkıra hıçkıra ağlamak, içini çekerek ağlamak…
in Polish szlochać…
in Portuguese soluçar…
in German schluchzen…
in Catalan sanglotar…
in Japanese 泣きじゃくる, むせび泣く…
in Chinese (Simplified) 呜咽,抽泣,抽噎…
(Definition of sob from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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