phew

[fyoo, pfyoo, whyoo]
interjection
(used as an exclamation to express disgust, exhaustion, surprise, impatience, relief, etc.): Phew, it's hot!

Origin:
1595–1605

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phew (fjuː)
 
interj
an exclamation of relief, surprise, disbelief, weariness, etc

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phew
vocalic gesture expressing weariness, etc., attested from 1604.
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One response to this line of thinking is to say, phew, the world economy dodged a bullet.
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