hacer un ruido sordo

hacer un ruido sordo
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to make a loud, deep sound)
a. to thud
Algo pesado hizo un ruido sordo al caer en el piso de arriba.Something heavy thudded upstairs.
b. to thump
Cuando el hombre subía la escalera, sus botas hacían un ruido sordo sobre los escalones de madera.As the man walked up the staircase, his boots thumped on the wooden stairs.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La gran caja hizo un ruido sordo al caer al piso.The big box landed on the floor with a thump.
La cabeza del hombre hizo un ruido sordo al golpear contra el piso.The man's head hit the ground with a dull thud.
2. (to make a low, continuous sound)
a. to rumble
Los cañones hacían un ruido sordo a lo lejos tras las colinas.The guns rumbled in the distance behind the hills.
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