Spanish translation of 'to hold one's breath'
to hold one's breath
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⇒ the whole world is holding its breath
el mundo entero está en vilo
⇒ "he said he would be here" — "well, I wouldn't hold your breath"
—dijo que vendría —sí, pues yo le esperaría sentado (inf)
Translation of to hold one's breath from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary