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huff and puff

to breathe loudly, usually after physical exercise: We were huffing and puffing by the time we'd climbed to the top of the hill. informal disapproving to complain loudly and express disapproval: They huffed and puffed about the price but eventually they paid up.
Translations of “huff and puff”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常在運動後)喘大氣, 大聲抱怨,反對…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常在运动后)喘粗气, 大声抱怨,反对…
(Definition of huff and puff from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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