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sighverb [ I ]

uk /saɪ/ us /saɪ/

B2 to breathe out slowly and noisily, expressing tiredness, sadness, pleasure, etc.:

She sighed deeply and sat down.
[ + speech ] "I wish he was here," she sighed (= she said with a sigh).

If the wind sighs, it makes a long, soft sound as it moves through trees:

I lay on my back, listening to the sound of the wind sighing in the trees.

Más ejemplos

  • He sighed heavily and returned to his book.
  • 'I'll never understand these instructions,' he sighed.
  • When I suggested a walk, she simply sighed.
  • He sighed in despair as he read the letter.

sighnoun [ C ]

uk /saɪ/ us /saɪ/

(Definición de sigh del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sighverb [ I ]

us /sɑɪ/

to breathe out a deep breath that can be heard, esp. because you are tired, sad, pleased, or bored:

Angelica sighed in relief.
She sighs again, looking bored.
fig. A soft breeze sighed through the trees.

sighnoun [ C ]

us /sɑɪ/

the sound of someone taking a deep breath:

You could hear an occasional sigh from the crowd.

(Definición de sigh del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)