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sound

verb
 
/saʊnd/
sound good, interesting, strange, etc. A2 to seem good, interesting, strange, etc. from what you have heard or read
sembrare buono, interessante, strano, ecc.
Your job sounds really interesting.
sound like/as if/as though B1 to seem like something, from what you have heard or read
sembrare, sembrare che/come se
That sounds like a really good idea. It sounds like you’ve got a sore throat.
sound angry, happy, rude, etc. to seem angry, happy, rude, etc. when you speak
sembrare arrabbiato, felice, scortese, ecc.
You don’t sound too sure about it.
(Definition of sound verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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