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  • It also may cause the loss of breath for a short period of time.
  • When he came back, he was out of breath, as if he had been running.
  • There was a deep-drawn breath from the boy at his side. Cited from Hills of the Shatemuc, by Susan Warner
  • They fought with hard-drawn breath, for they were neither of them in training. Cited from Gone to Earth, by Mary Webb
  • He took several minutes to catch his breath prior to standing up on his feet again.
  • There it was again, only this time it was a long, deep drawn breath. Cited from Myths and Legends of the Sioux, by McLaughlin
  • They would hold their breath at night when I went off.
  • Again he closed his eyes and drew one or two long deep breaths. Cited from A Tale of a Lonely Parish, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Not a sound was to be heard, except occasionally a long-drawn breath. Cited from Complete Prose Works, by Walt Whitman
  • The news he brought them on top of it all took their breaths away. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
  • It becomes part of the blood and breath of a person.
  • I heard three deep breaths drawn as one before I drew my own. Cited from A Thief in the Night, by E. W. Hornung
  • The first solo actually has a breath mark at the end.
  • With his dying breath, he tells his son that there was good left in him after all.
  • He is shot several times while doing so, but holds up the flag to his last breath.
  • But never before have I been so short of breath.
  • A few deep breaths after the platform has been reached greatly help under such circumstances. Cited from Voice Production in Singing and Speaking, by Wesley Mills
  • Its stare or breath could either turn people into stone, or kill them.
  • Take these deep breaths when in the open air, or else before an open window. Cited from Vitality Supreme, by Bernarr Macfadden
  • It seemed to her that she could hear one or two deep-drawn breaths from him. Cited from Under the Country Sky, by Grace S. Richmond
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Meaning of breath

  • noun The process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
    he took a deep breath and dived into the pool, he was fighting to his last breath
  • noun The air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration
    his sour breath offended her
  • noun A short respite
  • noun A slight movement of the air
    there wasn't a breath of air in the room