English version

to the accompaniment of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishto the accompaniment of somethingto the accompaniment of somethingAPMwhile something else is happening or while another sound can be heard They were exercising to the accompaniment of cheerful music. accompaniment
Examples from the Corpus
to the accompaniment of somethingLittle groups of people drinking or sharing pungent hand-rolled cigarettes to the accompaniment of Radio Luxembourg.Sylvie drew to the accompaniment of voices.Emily was turning over their labels, to the accompaniment of Mr Zamoyski's hammering from the back room.Upstairs there is another party going on, to the accompaniment of background election noises.When it was over we filed out to the accompaniment of the organ.A grandfatherly figure puffs on a sousaphone to the accompaniment of drums and banjo.They did their work to the accompaniment of siphoning and sucking noises.
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