English version

sound bite

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Politics, Broadcasting
sound biteˈsound bite noun [countable]  PPTCBa very short part of a speech or statement, especially one made by a politician, that is broadcast on a radio or television news programme
Examples from the Corpus
sound biteIt is a good sound bite, but it is not any better for hearing it the second time.His forte had been the media sound bite.a 20-second sound bite
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