speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way;
"She pronounces French words in a funny way"
"I cannot say `zip wire'"
"Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
try to learn someone's opinions and intentions;
"I have to sound out the new professor"
- I have to sound out the new professor.
- Have you sounded out your wife on your trip to Australia yet?
- Find out about the package tour to illetas.
- sound out 试探