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huff and puff

to ​breatheloudly, usually after ​physicalexercise: We were ​huffing and ​puffing by the ​time we'd ​climbed to the ​top of the ​hill.
informal disapproving to ​complainloudly and ​expressdisapproval: They ​huffed and ​puffed about the ​price but ​eventually they ​paid up.
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