others blew out their breath in disgust.

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lizwu

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Chinese
I came acoss a sentence form an article.
This is quoted from North Korea’s Real Life Hunger Games on Foreign Policy.com.
The sentence is as following.

“I give up!” he shouted finally. A cheer went up from some of the spectators while others blew out their breath in disgust. I rolled off the guard and lay on the floor, gasping.

I don't understand the sentence with red color.
Does it mean that the audience think they are disgusting to have a fight?

Thank you for your help.
 
  • Barque

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    Tamil
    Some of the spectators were disappointed that the loser gave up the fight. They were expressing their disgust by making a sound, by exhaling forcefully. (Think of the sound you're likely to make if you want to express disgust at something.)
     
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