In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Acoustic guitars may be amplified by placing a contact microphone inside the body.
- We can put a microphone in front of a drum kit and press record, you know what I mean.
- A reporter stood behind him pointing a microphone connected to a minidisc recorder at us.
- If you want to record a hit record, you need a computer, a decent microphone and a software mixer.
- The debate sponsors should be responsible for microphones and the sound system.
- It's got a nice big room, with cordless microphones and lots of English music to choose from.
- These can pick up car number plates from 200 yards away and record voices via microphones on the outside of the van.
- Should drum beating or use of microphones and loudspeakers that disturbs the peace of neighbourhood be permitted?
- He fixed them up with small, cordless microphones attached to their shirt collars.
- However, you can also use the external speakers and microphones supplied with most modern personal computers.
- I always wished I had a microphone to record all the wise things he said about music.
- The thieves also took electrical public address equipment and radio microphones.
- Just climb in, don the headphones, grab the microphone, select a song and you're off!
- We don't take up much room and don't have any amplifiers or microphones to encumber us.
- Carolyn clicked and then spoke into the microphone and headphone she suddenly found by the computer.
- Upon receiving them from him, she would plug in her tape recorder, clip on her microphone and go to it.
- Headset microphones are cheaper generally than the lip mic, though they can pick up a limited amount of background sound.
- With a microphone under my nose and the mini-disc rolling, I didn't feel quite so smart.
- The rangers set up underwater microphones attached to amplifiers on the jetty.
- They heard a loud feedback from a microphone and turned around to see where it was coming from.
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