murmur at

murmur at (someone or an animal)

to say something softly or indistinctly to someone or an animal. Stop murmuring at me. Speak up! Gene sat alone, murmuring at his favorite cat for over an hour.
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Q My daughter was found to have a heart murmur at a we check.
Another situation he encounters often is a newborn who has been subjected to echocardiography because of a mild, non-alarming murmur at the upper left sternal border.