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Translation of "breath" - English-Turkish dictionary

breath

noun
 
 
/breθ/
AIR [U] B1 the air that comes out of your lungs
nefes, soluk
His breath smells of garlic.Breathing and stopping breathing
ACTION [C] when air goes into or out of your lungs
solunum, nefes
She took a deep breath before she started.Breathing and stopping breathing
be out of breath B2 to be breathing quickly because you have been running, walking fast, etc
nefesi tükenmek, nefes nefese kalmak
Breathing and stopping breathing
catch your breath; get your breath back to rest for a short time until you can breathe regularly again
nefeslenmek, soluklanmak, kendine gelmek,
Calming and relaxingStaying and remainingWaiting
under your breath If you say something under your breath, you say it very quietly so that other people cannot hear it.
fısıldamak, fısıldayarak söylemek
Ways of talking
hold your breath B2 to keep air in your lungs and not let it out
nefesini tutmak
How long can you hold your breath under water?Breathing and stopping breathing
don't hold your breath humorous something that you say in order to tell someone that an event is not likely to happen
nefesini tutma, rahat ol, kendini kasma, için ferah olsun
He said he'd phone, but don't hold your breath.UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
(Definition of breath from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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