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sink to a whisper

to ​become very ​quiet: The child's ​voicesank to a ​whisper as she ​admitted that she had ​broken the ​window.
(Definition of sink to a whisper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sink to a whisper”
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常小声地说话,如耳语般说话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常小聲地說話,如耳語般說話…
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