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phew!exclamation

uk   us   /fjuː/ informal mainly humorous
used when you are ​happy that something ​difficult or ​dangerous has ​finished or is not going to ​happen, or when you are ​tired or ​hot: Phew! I'm so ​glad I don't have to give that ​speech. Phew, it's ​boiling in here!
(Definition of phew! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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