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Translation of "breath" - English-Spanish dictionary

breath

noun   /breθ/
B1 [no plural] the air that comes out of your lungs aliento His breath smells of garlic.
an amount of air that goes into or out of your lungs respiración She took a deep breath before she started.
be out of breath
to be breathing quickly because you have been doing exercise estar sin aliento
hold your breath
to keep air in your lungs and not let it out aguantar la respiración How long can you hold your breath underwater?
(Definition of breath from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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