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1(de niebla) sirena feminineto have a voice like a foghorn — tener un vozarrón informal
- He was born by the sea; his childhood was filled with the sound of foghorns.
- Short, mournful melodies emerge, like foghorns singing to themselves absent-mindedly.
- The ship's foghorn sounded mournfully into the mist.
- The horn would sound like a miniature foghorn that had caught a bad cold.
- My voice, although it was smaller than that of a mouse, sounded like a foghorn in the sterile silence of this place.
- As the crowds steadily grew, whistles and foghorns sounded in the lead-up to the first speakers appearing on the stage.
- In contrast, though, the foghorn blast from a lighthouse is one of the most hellish things on Earth.
- The sound effects are relatively basic as well, with consequent explosions, foghorn, and bird sounds sprinkled throughout.
- And it all happens at once, to the ear-splitting sound of an eight-headed foghorn and the ringing of a phone.
- After this fun, a foghorn sounded to signal the beginning of a ‘self-guided’ walking tour.
- ‘Joy’ links a fluttery jungle beat with a distorted bass line that sounds like nothing so much as a foghorn.
- Elsewhere, dune sounds have been likened to drums, foghorns and trumpets, among other things.
- After a vessel-rattling blast of the foghorn, your boat moves out, opening up a view of the city that is just plain thrilling.
- Mr Davis said he sounded the foghorn and they shouted for help.
- I could almost hear the two-tone foghorns knelling my demise.
- Along the way they took recordings of the sounds of foghorns, lightships, coastguard stations and the voices of those who lived and worked there.
- We surfaced to a flat-calm sea beneath one of the peculiar Victorian foghorns.
- Then, in the distance a foghorn wails and the roaming light of a lighthouse momentarily pierces the shadows.
- I enjoy the city sounds of early morning, especially when the foghorns are in the mix.
- Leadri screamed in his ear, her voice not that far from the sound of a foghorn.
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