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Usage examples for YOO

  1. Her first impulse was to run faster and yoo- hoo, but she thought better of it and, by biting her lips and digging her finger nails, was able to slow down to a casual walk. – The Vertical City by Fannie Hurst
  2. Ew for oo, or yoo- tewn for tune,- Suffolk, Westmoreland. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  3. 153, we see that the combination ew is an unstable combination, that it has a tendency to become yoo, and that the y in yoo has a tendency to change a d preceding into j; in other words, we see the reason why, by many persons, dew is pronounced jew. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  4. If yoo don't I am havin' you watshed an you will los yoor job an likely be hanged. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  5. Yoo- hoo- it's only me, Kit! – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst
  6. I confess that, in point of abstract sonority, I prefer the " yoo" to the dry " oo;" but that, again, is a pure matter of taste. – America To-day, Observations and Reflections by William Archer
  7. I had not then noticed that the American pronunciation of " Dewey" is " Dooey," and that the liquid " yoo" is very seldom heard in America. – America To-day, Observations and Reflections by William Archer
  8. No, no, tank yoo. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. Suspecting naught, the husband went to the bushes, and cried, " Yoo, yoo!" – Laos Folk-Lore of Farther India by Katherine Neville Fleeson
  10. 25: Yoo, yoo- stand still, be quiet. – Laos Folk-Lore of Farther India by Katherine Neville Fleeson
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