And what with me being short, and her being even shorter, and with her approaching from behind, as I'd done myself minutes earlier, she had done her 'sling and whump
' in the confident expectation that she, and not ME, had bagged the table.
in center, then whump
!, the ball I'd hit so high already down, him
We heard a crashing of sticks in the hall near the back door, followed by a massive whump
! As if someone punched a pillow.
He heard the plane making power changes before finally coming on with full power that was followed by a "whump
," which shook the windows of his shop.
Competing for attention are the amplified soundtracks of three adjacent videos: the reverberate screeching in Christian Marclay's "Guitar Drag" (2000); the hum of reciprocating saws in Michael Landy's "Break Down" (2001); and the perpetual whump
of rocks striking metal in Jimmie Durham's "Stoning the Refrigerator" (1996).
It landed on the carpeted floor of the county chambers with a gentle "whump
," but not gentle enough, it seemed.
The use of sounds--'whump
', 'clug', 'thlluuuup', etc.--captures some of the fun and slapstick of a comic.
This time we could hear the solid whump
of the big bullet as the bear dropped.
But, a few feet into it, just as we get a rhythm going, WHUMP
, the camera stops."
He closed the cooler and turned and walked up to his house, hanging on to the door handle, and listened for a whump whump whump
of the chopper blades coming from the city.
Cars blow by at more than 100 mph: Whump whump whump
His research is always first-class, and in Swordpoint, one can almost hear the whump
of mortar bombs and the rip of German machine-gun fire as a rifle company struggles to establish a bridgehead across a river during the Italian Campaign.
FOR A MOMENT ONE CAN ALMOST HEAR THE "WHUMP
" of a Bell UH-1 Huey helicopter--so nicknamed during the Vietnam War--as it navigates remote parts of the Southeast Asian country.
About a minute away from the suspicious activity, he hovers, careful to minimize the whump
of the helicopter's blades.
When I landed, the shock not only bruised my tailbone, but it bent my back rim, I had to ride three miles home--standing the whole time--while the tire went whump