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A cup of tea sounds perfect.
Malta sounds like a great place for a relaxing holiday.
It sounds as if he’s never home.
He always sounds too busy to talk.
I don’t want to sound like I’m complaining, but this plan is unfair.
It sounds as if you’re getting a cold.
The sirens sounded, warning of a tornado.
Officials sounded a hopeful note about finding the funding for the new school.
A recovery in sales has been reported but most retailers have sounded a note of caution.
The scheme hopes to sound an early warning to teenagers about the dangers of smoking.
This is the British English definition of sound. View American English definition of sound.
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