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not be protected from sth harmful or unpleasant

be exposed to sth

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your ability to hear

hearing

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as loudly as possible

at full blast

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the words of a song

lyrics

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speak more loudly

speak up

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say sth very quietly so that only people close to you can hear it

whisper (sth)

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noise you can hear but are not (directly) listening to

background noise

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not hear sth that is said, often because it is said quietly or quickly

not catch sth

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understand what sb says by watching their lips move

lip-read

10

words you see at the bottom of the screen in a film or on TV. (They help deaf people or are used as a translation.)

subtitles

11

the sound of light, dry things moving together

rustling

Verb: to rustle

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move around noisily in water making it go everywhere

splash about

13

When a dog ..., it makes a short, loud noise.

barks

(to bark)

14

a loud, unpleasant noise which lasts a long time

din

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if you ... a door, window, ect., you shut it with force making a loud noise

slam

(to slam sth)

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shout loudly at sb

yell (at sb)

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a long, deep sound:

a rumble of thunder

(rumble)

Verb: to rumble

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the noisy breathing sound of sb who is asleep

snoring

Verb: to snore