One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Perfectly clear (or sound)‘Aunt Nora's words came clear as a bell’
distinctly, clearly, as clear as a bell, plainly, audibly, intelligibly, with claritydistinct, bell-like, as clear as a bell, clarion, pureView synonyms
- ‘‘Hi, this is Roger,’ said my buddy Roger - his voice clear as a bell on the answer phone.’
- ‘‘The pleasure's all mine,’ said the voice, which was rather high but smooth and rang out clear as a bell.’
- ‘The presentation here is distortion free and clear as a bell.’
- ‘I can still remember the day she died as clear as a bell.’
- ‘The soundtrack is clear of any major hiss or distortion with all aspects of the dialogue, effects, and music clear as a bell.’
- ‘When I got up the next morning, the dream was still clear as a bell, and it continues to stay with me until this day.’
- ‘It switches between being clear as a bell, and being murky and distant.’
- ‘Here I was speaking to a close friend of my uncle's for the first time ever, who although now in his 80s was as clear as a bell in his recounting of the old days.’
- ‘He said: ‘I still remember the day as clear as a bell.’’
- ‘Then Rebecca moved through the audience to sing with a voice as clear as a bell.’
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