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Example sentences from the Web for whistle for
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There was no mistaking this for the gaudiness and gilt of made-for-TV awards shows.
“Clean as a whistle,” says a senior investigator involved in the case.
Given the potential for a cyber tit-for-tat to escalate, Obama has even more incentive to find a diplomatic solution.
Twenty-five more for-profits are on well on their way to doing the same thing.
Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Goodell paused in the doorway and emitted a whistle of surprise at sight of a horse in one of the stalls.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Then he goes out, gits into his Pullman section, blows his punkin whistle and departs.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.
Idioms and Phrases with whistle for
Ask for or expect without any prospect of success, as in If you want a cash refund, you can just whistle for it. [Mid-1700s]