- a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
- making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form
- having volume or deepness
"sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"
"the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"
- That's very natural-sounding Japanese.
- What a nice sounding word!
- Try sounding him out and see if he'll come around.
- He always talks in such high-sounding terms.
- Don't change sentences that are correct. You can, instead, submit natural-sounding alternate translations.
- Everyone loves to hear praise, but over-praise has the opposite effect of sounding insincere.
- Learning collocations is one step towards sounding like a native speaker.
- We want natural-sounding translations, not word-for-word direct translations.
- It is because light travels faster than sound that some people look brilliant before sounding stupid.
- At the risk of sounding too forward, I'd like to make a comment.
- Why does everybody have to reply to them when you can just ignore the cracked-sounding ones?
- But she had not expected to cross an ocean, enter a new and romantic-sounding country, and find herself in exactly the same position.
- "It is when you overcome that, that a boy becomes something-something" "If you're trying to say something important sounding keep talking right to the end!"
- In my day oral proficiency was neglected because professors maintained that the purpose of foreign language study was to become acquainted with its literature, and not to strike up a conversation with the illiterates who happened to be its native speakers, which leads us to the conclusion that what constitutes a natural sounding sentence may be quite subjective.
- Echo-sounding equipment