Definition of 'breathing'
Example sentences containing 'breathing'
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Mané spurned the chance to give his side some breathing space either side of the interval. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is not ready to make the commitment so give him some breathing space. The Sun (2016)New Zealand were afforded no breathing space. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also called for clarity on whether the government would seek transitional arrangements to give businesses more breathing space before a new system is implemented. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Then there is Breathe, a brilliant mindfulness app to help you focus on your breathing one minute at a time. The Sun (2016)The only sound to be heard is their somewhat heavy breathing. Peter Pan (1911)Then slow your breathing and stay in position. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Your relationship may die without that breathing space. The Sun (2013)It will give the injured ones some breathing space. The Sun (2009)My arms grew heavy and my breathing laboured. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)Teach yourself how to slow your own breathing and relax your muscles. The Sun (2010)You also give a relationship breathing space. The Sun (2008) Slow and controlled breathing also helps pace repetitions. The Sun (2016)We can find a wonderful breathing space. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Move your head around so that it feels floppy and heavy and slow your breathing as before. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Giving a relationship breathing space strengthens love. The Sun (2009)Only his heavy breathing disturbed the quiet as an old friend walked to within two feet of him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Breathing movements cannot yet be detected. The Sun (2008)She had no pulse, no breathing movements. The Sun (2014)Witter: Was the heavy breathing staged? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is the longest walk of my life and all I can hear is my own heavy breathing in my helmet. The Sun (2007)A bus service can be regular, as can meals and one 's breathing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'breathing'
British English: breathing /ˈbriːðɪŋ/ NOUN
Breathing is the passage of air into and out of the lungs to supply the body with oxygen.
Her breathing became slow and heavy.
- American English: breathing
- Arabic: تَنَفّْس
- Brazilian Portuguese: respiração
- Chinese: 呼吸
- Croatian: disanje
- Czech: dýchání
- Danish: vejrtrækning
- Dutch: ademhaling
- European Spanish: respiración
- Finnish: hengitys
- French: respiration
- German: Atmen
- Greek: αναπνοή
- Italian: respiro
- Japanese: 呼吸
- Korean: 호흡
- Norwegian: pusting
- Polish: oddychanie
- European Portuguese: respiração
- Romanian: respirație
- Russian: дыхание
- Spanish: respiración
- Swedish: andning
- Thai: การหายใจ
- Turkish: nefes alma
- Ukrainian: дихання
- Vietnamese: sự hô hấp
Definition of breathing from the Collins English Dictionary
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