Translation of "breath" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /breθ/ us /breθ/

B1 [ no plural ] the air that comes out of your lungs

息, 呼吸
His breath smells of garlic.

an amount of air that goes into or out of your lungs

She took a deep breath before she started.
be out of breath

to be breathing quickly because you have been doing exercise

hold your breath

to keep air in your lungs and not let it out

How long can you hold your breath underwater?

(Translation of “breath” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)