Definition of 'breathe'
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All on this page will breathe new life into old tunes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also said that the trend could help breathe new life into decaying commercial areas and parades of shops. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I was only breathing the same air as these people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you were to take out two or three shrubs to let the remainder breathe, what sort of rhythm would be left? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You get to be near your family and grandchildren, which will breathe life into you and give you continual relationships and purpose. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Plants clean the very air we breathe, trapping pollutants, taking in carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. The Sun (2017)Treatment was out of reach for those without money - a couple of years breathing the champagne air of Switzerland topped the list of remedies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is another reason to breathe easier about your bag for life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some of them could hardly breathe let alone understand what was happening to them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Will the album be able to breathe new life into a moribund music industry? Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have the right not to breathe my smoke. The Sun (2010)Yet there are unavoidable pollutants in the air we breathe. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She was just about breathing by herself but the breaths were getting slower and slower. The Sun (2015)Next time leave space to let your love breathe. The Sun (2009)The first series of the drama that breathed new life into the crime procedural concludes tonight. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The doctor said it could have killed you if you had breathed the smoke. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Plants are good for the environment in many respects and clean the very air we breathe. The Sun (2016)She can explain things about voices and breathing in great detail. The Sun (2012)Let it flex a little and let it breathe. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He wants to atone for forcing people to breathe his cigarette smoke. The Sun (2006)We want fierce pride and commitment to be as natural to these folks as the air they breathe. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)But that seems a small price for breathing clean air and being able to see the night sky. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then talk to your boyfriend about how breathe fresh life into your relationship and what changes you both need to make. The Sun (2014)This six-part series breathes new life into the classic horror tale. The Sun (2014)Can white superstars breathe new life into downbeat Motown? Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'breathe'
British English: breathe /briːð/ VERB
When people or animals breathe, they take air into their lungs and let it out again.
He stood there breathing deeply and evenly.
No one should have to drive out of town to breathe clean air.
- American English: breathe
- Arabic: يَتَنَفَّس
- Brazilian Portuguese: respirar
- Chinese: 呼吸
- Croatian: disati
- Czech: dýchat
- Danish: ånde
- Dutch: ademen
- European Spanish: respirar
- Finnish: hengittää
- French: respirer
- German: atmen
- Greek: αναπνέω
- Italian: respirare
- Japanese: 息をする
- Korean: 숨을 쉬다
- Norwegian: puste
- Polish: odetchnąć
- European Portuguese: respirar
- Romanian: a respira
- Russian: дышать
- Spanish: respirar
- Swedish: andas
- Thai: หายใจ
- Turkish: nefes almak
- Ukrainian: дихати
- Vietnamese: thở
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