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chime
American English: /tʃaɪm/
British English: /tʃʌɪm/

Translation of chime in Spanish:

noun

  • 2 (device) (usually plural)
    Example sentences
    • It wasn't until we had reached the top platform in front of the door that we heard the bells and chimes tune telling everyone we had arrived.
    • Much like musical doorbell chimes: you can only listen to a badly midi-ized version of the William Tell overture once before you rip out the batteries and revert to knocking.
    • People choose chimes for two button doorbell circuits because they want different sounds for the front and back doors.

transitive verb

  • (tune)
    tocar
    the clock chimed midnight
    el reloj dió or tocó las doce
    Example sentences
    • A bell chimed from a grandfather clock in the corner of the room.
    • Elsewhere, other fireworks lit the night sky, as the St Magnus Cathedral bells chimed over Broad Street revellers and Stromness echoed to the sound of ships' horns.
    • At 10.29 am, when the second tower collapsed, bells chimed and fog-horns of boats on the nearby Hudson River sounded.

intransitive verb

  • 2to chime with something
    concordar or sintonizar con algo

Phrasal verbs

chime in

verb + adverb
[colloquial]
meter (la) cuchara [colloquial]

chime in with

verb + adverb + preposition + object
(with plans/wishes)
estar en sintonía con
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