Translation of "breathe" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /briːð/ us /brið/ present participle breathing, past tense and past participle breathed

B1 to take air into and push it out of your lungs

The nurse told me to breathe deeply.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “breathe” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /briːð/

to draw in and let out (air etc) from the lungs

He was unable to breathe because of the smoke
She breathed a sigh of relief.

to tell (a secret)

soplar, revelar
Don’t breathe a word of this to anyone.
breathalyzer noun ( (also BreathalyserBritish, trademark ))

a piece of equipment used by the police to check whether a car driver has drunk too much alcohol. The driver has to blow into a bag that measures the alcohol level in his/her breath

The police officer asked her to blow into the breathalyzer.
breather noun

(informal ) a short rest or break from work etc

respiro, descanso
I must have a breather before I do any more exercise.

(Translation of “breathe” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)