WORD OF THE DAY
Give or make a long, high-pitched complaining cry or sound.
Complain in a feeble or petulant way.
A long, high-pitched complaining cry.
A complaining tone of voice.
The dog whined and scratched at the back door.
She began to whine about how hard she had been forced to work.
There was a hint of a whine in Anna’s voice.
Pronunciation – http://www.macmillandictionary.com/pronunciation/british/whine
IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY
A BOLT FROM THE BLUE / BOLT OUT OF THE BLUE
A complete surprise : something totally unexpected.
A sudden, unexpected, and usually unwelcome event.
Charlie’s call this morning had come as a bolt from the blue.
The news that Mr.& Mrs.King were getting a divorce struck all their friends as a bolt from the blue.
He seemed to be very happy in his job, so his resignation came as a bolt out of the blue.