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make noises

informal to show what you ​think or ​feel by what you say, without ​stating it ​directly: He's been making ​noises about taking us all to Rio, but we haven't ​heard anything ​definite. (also make a noise) to ​complain or make ​trouble: If things ​start going ​badly again, ​ourmembers are ​sure to make ​noises.
(Definition of make noises from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make noises”
in Chinese (Simplified) (在言语间)透露,暗示, 放出风声, 抱怨…
in Chinese (Traditional) (在言語間)透露,暗示, 放出風聲, 抱怨…
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