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Inflections of ' ' ( mumble ): ( v ⇒ conjugate) mumbles v 3rd person singular mumbling v pres p verb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." mumbled v past verb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." mumbled v past p verb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English- Chinese Dictionary © 2020:
mumble ⇒ vi intransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (speak in a muffled voice) 嘟囔 dū nɑng
I can't understand Lucy when she mumbles.
mumble [sth] ⇒ vtr transitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, " Say something." "She found the cat." (muffled speech) 嘟囔 dū nɑng
含混地说 hán hùn de shuō
Tom mumbled some excuse about being sick and left work.
mumble n noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (muffled speech) 含糊不清的话
Gary's voice was a quiet mumble.
加里说了些含糊不清的话。 WordReference English- Chinese Dictionary © 2020:
mumble on [sth] vtr phrasal insep phrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (chew ineffectively) 用牙龈费劲地咬
The toothless old man mumbled on a piece of bread.
Collins Chinese Dictionary Plus (3rd edition), 2011:
含糊地说(說) hánhu de shuō