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ring/sound hollow

C2 If something someone says ​rings hollow, it does not ​soundtrue or ​sincere.
(Definition of ring/sound hollow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ring/sound hollow”
in Chinese (Simplified) 显得虚假, 听起来不诚恳…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顯得虛假, 聽起來不誠懇…
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