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American English: /saɪ/
British English: /sʌɪ/

Translation of sigh in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • to sigh for something/somebody [literary]
    suspirar por algo/alguien
    to sigh with somethinghe sighed with relief/contentment
    suspiró aliviado/satisfecho
    dio un suspiro de alivio/satisfacción
    the wind sighed in the trees [literary]
    el viento susurraba entre los árboles [literary]
    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.


  • to heave a sigh
    dar un suspiro
    she breathed or heaved a sigh of relief
    dio un suspiro de alivio
    suspiró aliviada
    Example sentences
    • They looked at each other for a moment, and then Lisa let out a sigh of what sounded like frustration.
    • I don't expect you to run wailing through the streets but couldn't you rustle up a small sigh of regret?
    • Passengers waiting on the platform breathe a collective sigh of exasperation.
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