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And if you're in any doubt about whether to use a microphone, always do. The Sun (2016)But chamber music should spark more give and take than the microphone and this famous three provide. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They had microphones to pick it up and feed it back to the tape machines upstairs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are increasingly grabbing the microphone too. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The microphone he was holding the stage with a thud as he rolled on to his back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their whispers were picked up on microphones and a clip posted on the council site. The Sun (2015)Their comments were off air but picked up by microphones. The Sun (2011)His voice has lost some of its gloss and his use of the microphone was more laboured too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The singing stopped only when the great man grabbed the microphone to address them in his farewell speech. The Sun (2013)Increasingly surreal security measures have seen protesters being warned to keep their voices down and not to use microphones. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The president takes to the microphone. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are also hearing training programmes, classroom listening devices or radio microphone systems. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He admitted last night that his performance in front of the cameras and microphones was ill-judged. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He's holding a microphone in his hand and sighing heavily. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He will leave deciding whether to take the microphone and address fans on the pitch until they know how the game has gone. The Sun (2016)The son goes to his kitchen, where a small camera and microphone capture what he is doing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I don't want microphones recording me. The Sun (2007)They do not discuss their work in public places or taxis where, rumour has it, some drivers have been replaced by soldiers and microphones can record conversations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'microphone'
British English: microphone /ˈmaɪkrəˌfəʊn/ NOUN
A microphone is a device used to record sounds or make them louder.
- American English: microphone
- Arabic: مَيكْرُوفُوُن
- Brazilian Portuguese: microfone
- Chinese: 麦克风
- Croatian: mikrofon
- Czech: mikrofon
- Danish: mikrofon
- Dutch: microfoon
- European Spanish: micrófono
- Finnish: mikrofoni
- French: microphone
- German: Mikrofon
- Greek: μικρόφωνο
- Italian: microfono
- Japanese: マイクロホン
- Korean: 마이크
- Norwegian: mikrofon
- Polish: mikrofon
- European Portuguese: microfone
- Romanian: microfon
- Russian: микрофон
- Spanish: micrófono
- Swedish: mikrofon
- Thai: ไมโครโฟน
- Turkish: mikrofon
- Ukrainian: мікрофон
- Vietnamese: micrô
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