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Principal Translations
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sigh viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (express [sth] with breath sound)suspirar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
 The teacher sighed as Mike gave his latest excuse for not doing his homework.
 La maestra suspiró mientras Mark inventaba otra excusa para no haber hecho su tarea.
sigh nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (expressive breath sound)suspiro nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. Exemplos: el televisor, un piso.
 Linda's father's sigh told her how disappointed he was when he realised she had forgotten her mother's birthday again.
 El suspiro del padre de Linda le demostró lo decepcionado que estaba porque ella había olvidado el cumpleaños de su madre otra vez.
 
Additional Translations
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sigh nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (sound: escaping air)suspiro nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. Exemplos: el televisor, un piso.
 The airbed deflated with a sigh.
 La cama inflable se desinfló con un suspiro.
sigh viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (deflating sound) (figurado)suspirar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
 Peter plunged a knife into the tyre, which sighed and deflated.
 Peter clavó un cuchillo en la rueda, que suspiró y se desinfló.
sigh for [sth],
sigh after [sth]
vi + prep
figurative (pine, yearn)añorar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  anhelar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Rachel is still sighing after that promotion.
 Rachel todavía añora ese ascenso.
sigh [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (express with a sigh)suspirar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
 "Not again," Martin sighed, looking at his watch and seeing that Adam was half an hour late.
 "No de nuevo" suspiró Martín mirando su reloj y viendo que Adam estaba llegando media hora tarde.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
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heave a sigh v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (sigh heavily)suspirar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
Note: Commonly used with a adjective or prepositional phrase.
 Max heaved a heavy sigh.
 Max suspiró.
sigh of relief nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (audible breath when difficulty is over)suspiro de alivio nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. Exemplos: el televisor, un piso.
 Prudence heaved a sigh of relief as her beloved horse was freed from the mud.
 Prudence emitió un suspiro de alivio al ver a su querido caballo liberado del barro.
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Collocations: let out a sigh of [relief, joy, satisfaction, despair, desperation], could hear sighs of pleasure coming from, let out a [deep, long, soft, reluctant] sigh, more...

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