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English definition of “ring/sound hollow”

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ring/sound hollow

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