Translation of "breath" - English-Korean dictionary


noun uk /breθ/ us /breθ/

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

His breath smells of garlic.

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

(폐로 들이쉬는) 숨
She took a deep breath before she started.
be out of breath

to be breathing quickly because you have been doing exercise

숨이 차다
hold your breath

to keep air in your lungs and not let it out

숨을 참다
How long can you hold your breath underwater?

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