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"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.
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"under your breath" in British English

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under your breath

C2 quietly so that other ​people cannot ​hearexactly what you are saying: He ​muttered something under his breath.
(Definition of under your breath from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “under your breath”
in Chinese (Simplified) 低声地,轻声地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 低聲地,輕聲地…
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