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удаляющиеся голоса

Discussion in 'Русский (Russian)' started by moonlight7, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. moonlight7 Senior Member

    Пытаюсь понять, как сказать: "удаляющиеся голоса" по-английски.
    "Он слышал удаляющиеся голоса"
    He heard their voices moving away?
     
  2. Enquiring Mind

    Enquiring Mind Senior Member

    UK/Česká republika
    English - the Queen's
    More context, some idea of the style required, e.g. literary, conversational, and of the tense sequence so far would have helped. As it stands, I would say "he heard/could hear (their) voices fade/fading into the distance", but if it was, for example, night, something like "he heard voices fading into the night/twilight" would be good.
     
  3. moonlight7 Senior Member

    Thanks, Enquiring Mind! Your proposal ("fading into the distance") fits just perefectly!
    And sorry for the lack of context! Next time I will give more details!
     

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