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sigh

Pronunciation: /saɪ/

Translation of sigh in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • suspirar to sigh for sth/sb [literary/literario], suspirar por algo/algnto sigh with sth he sighed with relief/contentment suspiró aliviado/satisfecho, dio un suspiro de alivio/satisfacción the wind sighed in the trees [literary/literario] el viento susurraba entre los árboles [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • All he could hear was the wind sighing in the trees and the soft lap of water against the wall surrounding the lake.
    • A breeze sighed through the branches and we came to a glade, a secret place of fir and silver birch.
    • The constant wind that hugs the hill-side seems to sigh at the memory.
    Example sentences
    • The joys of rereading might have offered Mallarme a stronger antidote to his ennui than sighing for distant, exotic lands.
    • The words she remembered said, ‘My heart cries for you, sighs for you, dies for you.’
    • Film buffs in Thrissur, tired of watching classics in the DVD format at art house shows, have been sighing for that matchless experience - seeing the magic unfold on the silver screen.

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