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whistle (one) down the wind

1. To leave or abandon. Once I found out that she had lied, I had to whistle her down the wind.
2. To slander someone. After the way he treated me, I made sure to whistle him down the wind. Now the whole town hates him!
See also: down, whistle, wind
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GRACE ALSANCAK Southgate Drama Group in Elland staging Whistle Down The Wind |
Starring in Whistle Down The Wind are, from left, Dominic Allison as Poor Baby, Hollie Aires as Swallow and Scarlett Behl as Brat.
She has performed in Whistle Down The Wind before, although it was a different version.
Whistle Down the Wind is a powerful story of the magic of childhood innocence up against the cynicism of the adult world.
The first act of Whistle Down The Wind is almost entirely musically driven, and the songs themselves are very impressive.
Sorcha said she thoroughly enjoyed Whistle Down The Wind, especially the singing and the new theatre itself.
It includes No Matter What, Whistle Down The Wind and Vaults of Heaven.
THE ARTS EDITOR'S PICK OF THE DAY THEATRE: Liverpool's Bill Kenwright presents a new tour of the musical Whistle Down the Wind, starring former G4 member Jonathan Ansell, above.
He is making his musical debut, starring in Bill Kenwright's production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Whistle Down The Wind.
So we'll see Anthony Chalmers and Isobel 'Twizzle' Trilling re-enacting scenes from their legendary performances in series' such as Whistle Down the Wind, Wednesday Night and Thursday Morning and their latest attempt at reclaiming their fame: Celebrity Wheelie Bins.
30pm at St David's Hall, Cardiff, will feature music from classic films Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, 633 Squadron and Whistle Down the Wind.
Paul Young sings Wherever I Lay My Hat, Kajagoogoo are Too Shy, Ali Campbell performs Red Red Wine, Nick Heywood does Whistle Down The Wind and there's too much Temptation for Heaven 17.
In 1959 he formed the Beaver Films production company with Richard Attenborough and directed several films in the 1960s portraying everyday life including Whistle Down the Wind (1961) and The L-shaped Room (1962).
THEATRE-GOERS stormed out of the third night of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Whistle Down The Wind when faulty equipment brought the show to a grinding halt.
Whistle Down The Wind West Bromwich Operatic Society, Dormston Mill Theatre, Sedgley THIS talented Black Country company are staging the Midlands amateur premiere of a touching story featuring the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, with lyrics by rock 'n' roll songwriter Jim Steinman.