French translation of 'whistling'
Example Sentences Including 'whistling'
The glass was shattered so I had to stand in the rain and shout over the whistling gale.The Tartan Ringers
She looked back from the bottom of the stairs, her mother was still in the same position, the kettle whistling madly in her ear.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
As he crossed the floor towards the departure lounge Jago was whistling softly.A Season in Hell
Trends of 'whistling'
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- (= sound)
sifflement mto give a whistle
pousser un sifflementa whistle of surprise
un sifflement de surprise
- (= object)
sifflet mto blow the whistle
donner un coup de siffletto blow one's whistle
⇒ The referee blew his whistle.
L'arbitre a sifflé.
to blow the whistle on sb/sth (= report wrongdoing)
clean as a whistle
propre comme un sou neuf
- [kettle, train]
sifflerto whistle past sth/sb
siffler au-dessus de qch/qn
⇒ Bullets whistled past his head.
Les balles sifflaient au-dessus de sa tête.
⇒ He whistled a tune.
Il sifflota un air.
Example Sentences Including 'whistle'
All that was missing was a lanyard with a pea whistle attached for bringing boys up short of the line.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
You run into trouble, blow the whistle , it's a pretty loud whistle, nobody's going to sleep through that.C B Greenfield - A Little Madness
Translation of whistling from the Collins English to French Dictionary