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Translation of "breath" - English-Spanish dictionary

breath

noun /breθ/
the air drawn into, and then sent out from, the lungs aliento, respiración My dog’s breath smells terrible. an act of breathing respiración Take a deep breath. breathless adjective having difficulty in breathing normally sin aliento, sofocado His asthma makes him breathless He was breathless after climbing the hill. breathlessly adverb jadeante, sin aliento She struggled breathlessly up the stairs. breathlessness noun sofoco, falta de aliento, dificultad respiratoria Breathlessness may be a sign of heart failure. hold one’s breath to stop breathing (often because of anxiety or to avoid being heard) contener la respiración He held his breath as he watched the daring acrobat. out of breath adjective breathless (through running etc) sofocado, sin aliento I’m out of breath after climbing all these stairs. under one’s breath in a whisper a media voz, en voz baja, en un susurro 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-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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