Значение идиомы sound off

[sound off] {v.} 1. To say your name or count “One! Two! Three! Four!” as you march. – Used as orders in U. S. military service.

“Sound off!” said the sergeant, and the soldiers shouted, “One! Two! Three! Four!” with each step as they marched.

2. {informal} To tellwhat you know or think in a loud clear voice, especially to brag orcomplain.

If you don’t like the way we’re doing the job, soundoff!

George sounded off about how the game should have beenplayed.

The teacher is always sounding off about the students notdoing their homework.

Compare: SPEAK ONE’S PIECE, SPEAK OUT.


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