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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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