Translation of sing in Spanish:
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 1.1 [person/bird] cantar to sing alto/bass tener* voz de tenor/de bajo a mother was singing to her child una madre le cantaba a su hijo she sings to (the accompaniment of) the guitar canta acompañada de la guitarraExample sentences
- And those closing strains die away, and the finale begins, a faint chorus of distant voices singing in unison, the orchestra silent.
- This opens strikingly with the high voices singing unaccompanied in unison.
- Make a tape of your own voice talking or singing to the baby.
- Usually when I feel depressed, I just listen to music and sing along to the songs.
- The audience joined in the banter and sang along to musical hall songs.
- My feel my eyes widen when she sings along to the music in perfect pitch.
Example sentences1.2 [wind/kettle] silbar my ears are singing me zumban or me silban los oídos
- Is there anything more serious than joy, the dangerous freedom of singing it out?
- As they neared the quay, youthful voices sang out a greeting.
- Like most birds, zebra finches sing as the sun rises.
- Tall, thick-branched trees surrounded her and there was nothing but the sounds of the birds singing amidst the trees.
- There are no bombs in this world; the sounds are just of tree growing and birds singing.
- Through the enveloping silence came the sound of the wind singing through the passes.
- Dad tunes the Kingswood once a month like a classical musician would tune his violin, and the engine sings.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [song/tune/chorus] cantar, entonar sing me a song cántame una canción to sing sb to sleep cantarle a algn para que se duerma, arrullar a algn cantando a sung mass una misa cantada to sing a different song o tune if you were seventy, you'd be singing a different tune si tuvieras setenta años, no opinarías lo mismo 1.2 (celebrate) [literary/literario] [hero/exploits/beauty] cantarExample sentences
- I have sung of women in three cities, they are all the same.
- Think of all the things Sinatra ever sang of.
- He knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme.
- To add to the atmosphere, members of Newport Choir and friends sang carols and Christmas songs under the Christmas Tree.
- After a couple of songs the members sang ditties from the latest movies.
- They revived the handbell choir, answering God's invitation to sing a new song.
sing alongverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio to sing along (
sing ofverb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento [literary/literario] cantar [literary/literario]
sing out verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [person/choir] cantar ([ fuerte y claramente ]) 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [colloquial/familiar] [instruction] dar* to sing out sb's name llamar a algn
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