Translation of "breathe" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /briːð/ (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 verbs breathe in , breathe out

(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)