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Translation of "breath" - English-Polish dictionary

breath

noun     /breθ/
AIR [U]
B1 the air that comes out of your lungs oddech His breath smells of garlic.Breathing and stopping breathing
ACTION [C]
when air goes into or out of your lungs oddech 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 nie móc złapać tchu Breathing and stopping breathing
catch your breath; get your breath back
to rest for a short time until you can breathe regularly again złapać oddech 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. pod nosem Ways of talking
hold your breath
B2 to keep air in your lungs and not let it out wstrzymać oddech 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 nie spodziewaj się za dużo, jeszcze się nie ciesz He said he'd phone, but don't hold your breath.UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
(Definition of breath from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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