In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(involving speech)a good speaking voice — una voz muy clara (or potente etc.)
- a speaking part — un papel hablado
- The sound of his speaking voice hit Eider like an actual physical shock.
- There's deliciously crisp Scottish lilt to her speaking voice, which is sadly lost when she sings.
- A traditional telephone converts your speaking voice into what's called ‘analog’ data.
- Lina has a terrible speaking voice.
- He straightened out his suit and regained a normal speaking voice.
- He has a rich speaking voice and a wonderful deep chuckle.
- His voice was slowly lowering itself back to normal speaking voice.
- I'm interested in the speaking voice and its various registers.
- It was about an octave higher than Jake's usual speaking voice.
- I was thinking of people with good speaking voices.
- His dark and splendid speaking voice was both a boon and a welcome bonus.
- She'd invented a character the public loved - a magic voice, a face from Vogue, and a giggly girl-next-door speaking voice.
- Carradine had a wonderful mellow speaking voice which he uses to good effect in Bluebeard as well as a very expressive face.
- She was starting to miss just hearing her mother's nagging and her Dad's firm speaking voice.
- Ronald Reagan had a great speaking voice.
- They can go on to receive lucrative speaking engagements, big-time jobs in the private sector, and favorable mentions in the history books.
- She doesn't run in the park as often as she'd like or say yes to every speaking engagement she's asked to do.
- He provided the speaking voice for main character Jack Skellington in The Nightmare Before Christmas.
- On average, men have lower-pitched speaking voices than women.
- When you're booked for a speaking engagement, ask the host if news releases are being sent to the media.
2literary(expressive, striking)a speaking look — una mirada expresiva / elocuente
- a speaking likeness — un gran parecido
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