Russian translation of “breath”
ACTION [C] › when air goes into or out of your lungs
She took a deep breath before she started.Breathing and stopping breathing
catch your breath; get your breath back › to rest for a short time until you can breathe regularly again
отдышаться, перевести дыхание
Calming and relaxingStaying and remainingWaiting
under your breath › If you say something under your breath, you say it very quietly so that other people cannot hear it.
Ways of talking
don't hold your breath humorous › something that you say in order to tell someone that an event is not likely to happen
что вряд ли! не надейся!
He said he'd phone, but don't hold your breath.UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable