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English definition of “heave a sigh of relief”

heave a sigh of relief

to suddenly feel very happy because something unpleasant has not happened or has ended: We both heaved a sigh of relief when she left.Breathing and stopping breathing
(Definition of heave a sigh of relief from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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