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"uh-oh" in American English

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uh-ohexclamation

 us   /ˈʌˌoʊ/ infml
the written ​form of the ​sound that ​people sometimes make when they have made a ​mistake or when something ​bad has ​happened: Uh-oh, I ​think I just ​locked my ​keys in the ​car.
(Definition of uh-oh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"uh-oh" in British English

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uh-ohexclamation

uk   /ˌʌˈəʊ/  us   /-ˈoʊ/ informal
used in writing to ​represent the ​sound that ​people make when they ​discover that they have made a ​mistake or done something ​wrong: Uh-oh, I ​think I just ​locked my ​keys in the ​car.
(Definition of uh-oh from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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