whistle

  • 61 Whistle While You Work — is a song written by Frank Churchill and Leigh Harline for the 1937 animated movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. It was performed in the movie, at least unofficially, by voice actress Adriana Caselotti.In pop culture*The song is also heard in… …

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  • 62 whistle-stop campaign — [whistle stop campaign] noun a political campaign in which a politician makes short stops at many different towns. The expression was first used in the US, where small American towns were called ‘whistle stops’ because trains only stopped at them …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 63 whistle-stop — ☆ whistle stop [hwis′əl stäp΄, wis′əl stäp΄ ] n. 1. a small town, orig. one at which a train stopped only upon signal 2. a brief stop in a small town as part of a tour, esp. in a political campaign; orig., such a stop in which the candidate spoke …

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  • 64 whistle off — or whistle away 1. To send off or dismiss by, or as if by, a whistle (falconry) 2. To turn loose 3. To abandon • • • Main Entry: ↑whistle …

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  • 65 Whistle (organisation) — Whistle is a supporter s pressure group, created by fans of West Ham United that were critical of its Chairman, Terry Brown, following the clubs relegation in 2003 and the subsequent sale of many of their top players. In April 2004, the group… …

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  • 66 Whistle Stop Amusement Park — was a small now defunct amusement park created in Frankston, Victoria, Australia.HistoryThe Park was created in the early 1960s and operated for about 10 years. It was established by an ex service station owner and all rides were created or… …

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  • 67 Whistle Down the Wind — ist ein Musical von Andrew Lloyd Webber (Musik) und Jim Steinman (Texte), basierend auf dem gleichnamigen Film (deutscher Titel: ...woher der Wind weht) von Bryan Forbes (1961). Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Produktionsgeschichte 2 Handlung 3 …

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  • 68 whistle-stop — whistle .stop adj AmE whistle stop tour/trip a trip during which someone, especially a politician, visits many different places in a short period of time ▪ a whistle stop tour of Texas …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 69 whistle-blower — whistle blowers also whistleblower N COUNT A whistle blower is someone who finds out that the organization they are working for is doing something immoral or illegal and tells the authorities or the public about it. [JOURNALISM] He has been a… …

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  • 70 whistle in the dark — {v. phr.}, {informal} To try to stay brave and forget your fear. * /Tom said he could fight the bully with one hand, but we knew that he was just whistling in the dark./ (From the fact that people sometimes whistle when walking in a dark, scary… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 71 whistle in the dark — {v. phr.}, {informal} To try to stay brave and forget your fear. * /Tom said he could fight the bully with one hand, but we knew that he was just whistling in the dark./ (From the fact that people sometimes whistle when walking in a dark, scary… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 72 Whistle (band) — Whistle was a 1980s rap group, consisting of Jazzy Jazz, Kool Doobie, Kraze and DJ Silver Spinner. They were formed in Brooklyn, New York in 1985, as a rap trio with Garvin Dublin, Brian Faust and Rickford Bennett. By late 1988 Kraze (Kerry… …

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  • 73 whistle-blower — whistle blowing, n. /hwis euhl bloh euhr, wis /, n. a person who informs on another or makes public disclosure of corruption or wrongdoing. Also, whistle blower. [1965 70] * * * …

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  • 74 whistle-blower — UK US (also whistleblower) noun [C] WORKPLACE ► a person who works for a company or organization that tells an authority about something illegal happening within the company or organization: »Within many organisations a whistleblower is… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 75 whistle-blowing — whistle blower UK US (also whistleblower) noun [C] WORKPLACE ► a person who works for a company or organization that tells an authority about something illegal happening within the company or organization: »Within many organisations a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 76 whistle-blower — whistle .blower n someone who tells people in authority or the public about dishonest or illegal practices at the place where they work >whistle blowing n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 77 whistle down the wind — If you whistle down the wind, you abandon, send away or leave something or someone …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 78 whistle for it — If someone says that you can whistle for something, they are determined to ensure that you don t get it …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 79 whistle-stop tour — A whistle stop tour is when someone visits a number of places quickly, not stopping for long …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 80 whistle down the wind — ► whistle down the wind let go or abandon (something). Main Entry: ↑whistle …

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