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Translation of "breath" - English-German dictionary

breath

noun /breθ/
the air drawn into, and then sent out from, the lungs der Atem My dog’s breath smells terrible. an act of breathing der Atemzug Take a deep breath. breathless adjective having difficulty in breathing normally atemlos His asthma makes him breathless He was breathless after climbing the hill. breathlessly adverb atemlos breathlessness noun die Atemlosigkeit hold one’s breath to stop breathing (often because of anxiety or to avoid being heard) den Atem anhalten He held his breath as he watched the daring acrobat. out of breath breathless (through running etc) außer Atem I’m out of breath after climbing all these stairs. under one’s breath in a whisper leise He swore under his breath. breath is a noun: He held his breath. breathe is a verb: He found it difficult to breathe.
(Definition of breath from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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