to sound like something

  • 1 sound suspiciously like something — look/sound/suspiciously like something phrase to look/​sound like something else used for showing that you think someone is trying to hide something from you Randall made a noise that sounded suspiciously like smothered laughter. Thesaurus: to be …

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  • 2 like the sound of something — phrase to be pleased by something that you have heard or read A holiday in Greece? I like the sound of that! Jeff didn’t seem to like the sound of their plan. Thesaurus: to like somethingsynonym Main entry: sound …

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  • 3 sound like — 1 : to have a voice that is like the voice of (someone else) I knew he must be your brother. He sounds just like you. 2 : to say something that is like what is commonly said by (someone else) You sound just like your mot …

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  • 4 sound like fun — phrase to seem to be something that you would enjoy The weekend away sounds like fun. Thesaurus: pleasant, enjoyable and relaxingsynonym Main entry: fun …

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  • 5 like the sound of something — to be pleased by something that you have heard or read A holiday in Greece? I like the sound of that! Jeff didn t seem to like the sound of their plan …

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  • 6 sound like fun — to seem to be something that you would enjoy The weekend away sounds like fun …

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  • 7 look suspiciously like something — look/sound/suspiciously like something phrase to look/​sound like something else used for showing that you think someone is trying to hide something from you Randall made a noise that sounded suspiciously like smothered laughter. Thesaurus: to be …

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  • 8 sound — I UK [saʊnd] / US noun Word forms sound : singular sound plural sounds *** Talking or writing about sound: bang a sound like something exploding: There was a loud bang and a puff of smoke. rattle a sound like a loose object hitting another object …

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  • 9 sound*/*/*/ — [saʊnd] noun I 1) [C] something that you can hear Laura didn t make a sound as she left the room.[/ex] the sound of voices/laughter/footsteps[/ex] 2) [U] the loudness of a radio, television etc Syn: volume Turn the sound up a bit – I can t… …

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  • 10 Sound symbolism — or phonosemantics is a branch of linguistics and refers to the idea that vocal sounds have meaning. In particular, sound symbolism is the idea that phonemes (the written representations of sounds, transcribed between slashes like this: /b/) carry …

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  • 11 sound — sound1 W1S1 [saund] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: son, from Latin sonus] 1.) [U and C] something that you hear, or what can be heard = ↑noise ▪ There were strange sounds coming from the next room. sound of ▪ She could hear the sound …

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  • 12 sound — sound1 [ saund ] noun *** 1. ) count something you can hear: My car is making strange clicking sounds. sound of: the sound of voices/laughter/footsteps not make a sound (=be very quiet): Laura didn t make a sound as she left the room. a ) uncount …

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  • 13 sound — I [[t]sa͟ʊnd[/t]] NOUN AND VERB USES ♦ sounds, sounding, sounded (Please look at category 12 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N COUNT A sound is something that you hear. Peter heard the sound of… …

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  • 14 sound — 1 /saUnd/ noun 1 SENSATION (U) something that you hear, or what can be heard: strange sounds coming from the next room (+ of): the sound of voices | not make a sound (=keep quiet): Don t make a sound, any of you! | Light travels faster than sound …

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  • 15 like — like1 W1S1 [laık] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(similar)¦ 2 what is somebody/something like? 3¦(example)¦ 4¦(typical)¦ 5 like this/that/so 6 just like that 7 something like 8 nothing like 9 there s nothing like 10 more like …

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  • 16 like — 1 /laIk/ preposition 1 similar in some way to something else: My mother has a car like yours. | He crawled out of the hut on his belly, like a snake. | very like: He s very like his brother. | look/sound/feel/taste/seem like: The building looked… …

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  • 17 Sound effect — For the album by The Jam, see Sound Affects. Sound effects or audio effects are artificially created or enhanced sounds, or sound processes used to emphasize artistic or other content of films, television shows, live performance, animation, video …

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  • 18 like — like1 [ laık ] function word *** Like can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): He looks like his father. as a conjunction (connecting two clauses): She looked like she was about to cry. as an adverb: I said, like …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 like — I UK [laɪk] / US adjective, adverb, conjunction, preposition *** Summary: Like can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): He looks like his father. as a conjunction (connecting two clauses): She looked like she was… …

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  • 20 Like a Stone — Infobox Single Name = Like a Stone Artist = Audioslave from Album = Audioslave B side = Released = 2003 Format = CD Recorded = 2002 Genre = Post grunge Length = 4:54 Label = Epic Records Writer = Chris Cornell, Audioslave Producer = Rick Rubin,… …

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