sigh
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sigh(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sound of relief)
a. el suspiro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She gave a huge sigh of relief when she heard that he was okay.Dio un enorme suspiro de alivio cuando se enteró de que estaba bien.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to express with such sound)
a. suspirar
After they broke up, he would spend his time sighing and staring into space.Después de que se cortaron, él pasaba el tiempo suspirando y mirando al vacío.
b. susurrar (wind)
I listened to the wind sighing through the tree branches.Escuchaba como el viento susurraba entre las ramas del árbol.
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sigh
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el suspiro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. suspirar
3. (wind)
a. susurrar
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sigh [saɪ]
noun
[of person] suspiro (m); [of wind] susurro (m); gemido (m)
to give or heave a sigh dar un suspiro; to breathe a sigh of relief suspirar aliviado; dar un suspiro de alivio
intransitive verb
[+person] suspirar; [+wind] susurrar
to sigh for suspirar por
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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