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Synonyms for whistle

the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture

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the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle

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a small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it

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acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound

an inexpensive fipple flute

make whistling sounds

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move with, or as with, a whistling sound

utter or express by whistling

move, send, or bring as if by whistling

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make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound

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give a signal by whistling

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I often read about what to do if you want to blow the whistle, but it all sounds rather unrealistic to me.
Grenny offers eight tips to blow the whistle while not processing your career:
The results showed that there is no relationship between the values and intentions of the prospective teachers to blow the whistle externally, and anonymously.
Blow the whistle on yourself or your team before someone else does it for you.
It's very difficult to encourage people to blow the whistle if you ignore the role of emotions and personal identity, which most company policies do at this point," said Abhijeet Vadera, a graduate student who is studying the issue along with business professor Ruth V.
Most of the people who blow the whistle first go to the internal hierarchy and try to tell people that something's wrong--80% of them stop at that point," divulges Janet Near, chair of the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at Indiana University, Bloomington.
Specifically, we examine how judgments of responsibility about wrongdoing, perceptions of intention about wrongdoing, and feelings of anger about wrongdoing lead to decisions to blow the whistle.
was willing to blow the whistle on Bishop Edward Braxton (NCR, Jan.
7) Most studies have attempted to explain the factors that contribute to why accountants may or may not choose to blow the whistle, including items such as internal locus of control, external locus of control, levels of moral reasoning, and the effects of culture.
One in five employees, working for multinational companies in Europe, say they won't blow the whistle if they suspect a case of fraud, bribery or corruption in their organisation, according to a study by Ernst & Young.
Lee Steege, 17, is desperate to blow the whistle after passing the nineweek FA programme.
The answer may be difficult to do but is necessary-they need to blow the whistle.
There is no incentive--except the moral obligation to tell the truth--to blow the whistle on government fraud, only disincentives.
I don't want to blow the whistle on a workmate but I don't agree with what he's doing no matter how hurt he is.
However, in August, leading wholesalers unanimously told The Grocer they would be prepared to blow the whistle on illegal rivals.