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    Verb ooh and verb aah

    Hello,

    ~The audience oohed and aahed at the magician's tricks.

    Could you explain these verbs? Actually, I'd like to ask what's the difference between verb ooh and verb aah?

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    Re: Verb ooh and verb aah

    Welcome to the forum, Lemon~Tree.

    The audience were making the sounds 'ooh' (with lips pushed forwards) and 'aah' (with mouths wide open) to express their appreciation of and wonderment at the illusionist's performance. (Click here.)

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    Re: Verb ooh and verb aah

    The phrase "to ooh and ahh" is frequently used in the UK to describe what people do (the sounds they make) while watching a firework display.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Verb ooh and verb aah

    Lemontree, these are not real verbs; these are exclamations turned into verbs.

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