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1(silent)(person) mudohe was mute with embarrassment — enmudeció de vergüenza
- They stood mute spectators when irate employees chased the Vice-Chancellor of a university around the State Assembly.
- These intensive singing sessions are exactly that as I discovered one Tuesday evening recently, sitting in mute admiration.
- The rest of the crowded carriage watched in mute silence.
- The police were mute spectators to the entire incident which took place right outside the KEM hospital.
- In both the cases, the public remained mute spectators.
- Police officers remained mute spectators as pedestrians, bikers, car drivers, autodrivers and other road users waited out the jams under a bright January sun.
- I was thereafter keen to attend the classes with my brother, if only as a mute spectator.
- With this anti-intellectual attitude, I ought to be mute every time I detect scientific ignorance in a movie's story or set design.
- At first, the watchers, except the most determined walkers and the really serious lovers, remain mute spectators.
- Perhaps, accustomed as he was to hearing such queries and taunts by the driver, the conductor remained a mute spectator.
- The director appears in the last shot of all the stories, a mute spectator who is a symbol of society, which is portrayed as having become insensitive to everything.
- ‘She used to be big as a horse,’ one of the officers said to a colleague, who nodded in mute admiration.
- All the while the police remained a mute spectator only trying to ensure that fatal injuries were not inflicted.
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- She laughed at how they were both carrying trumpets, only one had a mute in the other hand.
- On woodwinds, a cloth bag has sometimes been tied over the instrument, and small pear-shaped wooden mutes were made to fit into 18th-century oboe bells.
- The cash paid for music, a PA system and mutes for the brass section.
- He said there was the possibility that the disappearance of the items, which also included four red and blue glitter hats, several brass mutes and three wooden music rests, was a mistake.
- The cone-shaped device looks like a trumpet mute.
- It's so close, again, that when you hear the crowds roar on the television and then hit mute, you can still hear the crowds roar, even through closed windows.
- I was in my room, alone in the house once again, watching the television on mute.
- I had the television - a football game halftime show - on mute in my room.
- He then quietly crept downstairs to get himself a drink, consciousness now having taken a hold on him, and then he flicked around the television channels on mute until his parents woke up.
- The cars, the people, even birds flying through the sky were moving at a super fast pace, but the sound was on mute.
- The twenty-three year old man was going through photos, the television on mute as he picked up a magazine.
- ‘Him’, I point at the screen as I grab the remote to turn the mute off.
- Now she speaks but without a sound, like the television personalities on mute.
- The larger screen served at the moment as a television outlet on mute.
- It has volume control, mute and push-to-talk buttons all within one housing.
- Then the show came back on and the television was taken off mute.
- After getting hurriedly dressed, she went to the television, put the sound on mute, and headed to a loud rock channel.
- Tony flicked on the TV too, but kept the sound on mute as he entered the chat room for the scheduled hack.
- Aimée nodded absently and sat down beside her friend just as she heard the front door open, but ignored it and took the mute off the television.
- The T.V. went to commercial and Jaime grabbed the remote to turn the mute on.
- Maximillian watched her until she disappeared into the lift before he took the mute off the sound system.
- There are also in-use indicator lights for both talk and mute, and when mute is engaged, the user hears a ‘beep’ as an audible reminder.
- Now I know that the sound of a TV on mute is an ultra high frequency sound.
- It's also important to put your television on mute to make the most of the experience.
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- The ‘buff stop’ on harpsichords and early pianos, operated by a hand-lever or a pedal, mutes the strings by pressing pads of felt or leather against the them.
- Use a keyboard which has shortcut keys for instantly muting the sound though.
- To keep the drums from becoming overpowering onstage and in the mix, they were muted with a set of SoundOff drum set silencers.
- The guitarists spend much of the show muting their strings and one of them actually sits out on a few songs, sparing the music of any clutter.
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