In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sigh/whisper) audiblethe tape was barely audible — la cinta apenas se oía
- there were audible murmurs of dissent — se oyeron murmullos de desaprobación
- There was a moment of near-silence in which a slight murmur of concern was audible.
- Meanwhile, a distinct rhythm of drumming for a war dance is audible in the present.
- At this point an audible gasp could be heard from the direction of the leaders.
- An audible crack was heard as the man's nose was broken and he fell to the floor, unconscious.
- I heard the scarcely audible click of claws on the tiles: a step, then a hesitation.
- Wind noise is audible at motorway speeds, but only because the engine and tyres are so quiet.
- He heard the sound of footsteps, muffled and barely audible, coming down the long passageway.
- The music plays at a perfect level, audible but not too loud as to drown out conversation.
- She threw off the covers and sat up. just then she heard a small, barely audible chuckle.
- I make my way back to the school when I hear a very audible sigh from Garret.
- The system, which is audible over a wide area, will also play suitable music for church feast days.
- There was also a microphone for each team, so that the answers would be clearly audible.
- He also said the doorbell was not audible to staff on the first floor, where officers write reports and take refreshments.
- All she could hear was the barely audible swoosh of water going in and out the windows.
- Conveniently, ultrasound also has a shorter range than audible sound.
- His diction is amazingly clear and even when he sings, every word is audible.
- Yet, I can tell you that I had to put my ear right on top of the unit to hear any audible noise.
- The sound quality is good, the instruments mesh together well and the vocals are audible.
- There was some barely audible whispering and my boss spoke again, only this time in a deeper voice.
- The announcement of his divorce was met with audible gasps across the world.
1(in American football)audible masculinecambio de jugada masculine
- Many teams, especially teams with inexperienced quarterbacks, hardly ever change plays, or they keep audibles to a minimum.
- His lack of game experience will limit his ability to use audibles at the line, and that will curb creativity.
- He calls some generic signals - no audibles are needed.
- He might have to limit the audibles one week to see if the team plays more efficiently without them.
- He also was in command at the line of scrimmage, calling timely audibles.
- With each movement, the defense is calling out audibles that change coverage assignments.
- He is making much better decisions on the run and calls outstanding audibles.
- Voices of the players can be heard during audibles and during the play, sometimes guiding you towards where the play might go.
- He is throwing the ball accurately and showing good game management skills, especially with his ability to call audibles.
- Part of the problem lies with the players, who are making mental errors and not picking up audibles.
- The team is comfortable with its quarterback calling audibles, and he might do so six or more times in a game.
- Still, he needs to read defenses better and gain a better understanding of when to call audibles.
- He calls out the plays and audibles, allowing the playmakers around him to feel more comfortable taking chances.
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