uh-oh

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈʌʔoʊ/, [ˈʌ̆ʔ˦oʊ˨]
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈʌʔəʊ/, [ˈʌ̆ʔ˦əʊ˨]
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  • There is a glottal stop separating the two syllables, and the intonation of the syllables (high-low) is distinctive.

Interjection[edit]

uh-oh

  1. An exclamation of error, concern, awareness of a problem, or surprise.
    Uh-oh! I hope no one saw me do that.
    Uh-oh! Someone should fix that before anyone gets hurt.

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