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Jigneshbharati
Posted: Monday, September 9, 2019 3:07:17 PM
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I am reading a book "What was it like?" with my 6 year old.
"We've come back to the war," gasped Chip.
suddenly there was a long wailing sound.
I checked dictionaries but still not sure about the meaning of "gasped" and "wailing sound" in the given context.
FounDit
Posted: Monday, September 9, 2019 3:33:00 PM

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Jigneshbharati wrote:
I am reading a book "What was it like?" with my 6 year old.
"We've come back to the war," gasped Chip.
suddenly there was a long wailing sound.
I checked dictionaries but still not sure about the meaning of "gasped" and "wailing sound" in the given context.


To gasp, close your mouth, then open it quickly and inhale a breath of air. To wail is to make, or imitate, a long, high-pitched sound, similar to a siren, or the cry of a cat.


We should look to the past to learn from it, not destroy our future because of it — FounDit
Jigneshbharati
Posted: Monday, September 9, 2019 3:41:52 PM
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