Meaning of “under your breath” in the English Dictionary

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"under your breath" in British English

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under your breath

C2 quietly so that other people cannot hear exactly what you are saying:

He muttered something under his breath.

(Definition of “under your breath” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"under your breath" in American English

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under your breath

quietly so that other people cannot hear:

"Let’s go," she muttered under her breath.

(Definition of “under your breath” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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