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final_whistle (noun)


  1. The final whistle was blown to the sound of raucous celebrations from the Greek players and fans, who will now hold out great hope for progress into the group stage. [79608 / p7]
  2. It was the Georgian side who ultimately emerged victorious, though, preserving their slender but vital lead until the final whistle. [79579 / p7]
  3. Mourinho looked delighted as the final whistle blew, and Chelsea's performance, without being outstanding, will have been noted by the traditional European powers in Madrid, Milan, Turin and Manchester. [1077159 / p11]
  4. With the [referee]REFEREE preparing to blow the final whistle at the Republican stadium in Yerevan, Csobánki connected with a Lázló Bojtor cross in the second minute of added time to ensure an away win. [79048 / p2]

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REFEREE [Referee]

was blown final whistle
final whistle
blew final whistle
blow final whistle referee