a whistle of surprise

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whitecap

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chinese
Peter may have been about to crow, but his face puckered in a whistle of surprise instead. (Peter Pan)

Does the red mean a kind of whistle sound that comes out when you are surprised?
 
  • natkretep

    Moderato con anima (English Only)
    English (Singapore/UK), basic Chinese
    Yes, there is a typical surprise whistle that starts off high (perhaps rising further) and then comes down in pitch rapidly.
     
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