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German translation of “breath”

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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