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heave a sigh of relief

to ​suddenlyfeel very ​happy because something ​unpleasant has not ​happened or has ​ended: We both ​heaved a ​sigh of ​relief when she ​left.
(Definition of heave a sigh of relief from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “heave a sigh of relief”
in Chinese (Simplified) 松一口气…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鬆一口氣…
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