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breath

[breθ]

  1. N

    1. (lit) (=respiration) aliento m

      (fig)

      bated, save I, 1., 4)

    2. (fig) (=puff) soplo m

  2. CPD

    breath-test

Examples from texts

He took a deep breath.
Respiró profundo.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
“You interested in watching or maybe you want some of this.” He could still hear the man’s graveled voice, out of breath and panting in his ear.
– ¿Te interesa mirar o quieres probar? -todavía podía oír su voz rasposa y jadeante en el oído.
Kava, Alex / A Perfect EvilKava, Alex / Bajo Sospecha
Bajo Sospecha
Kava, Alex
A Perfect Evil
Kava, Alex
© S.M. Kava 2000
When she finally caught her breath she asked me:
Cuando al fin recuperó el aliento, me preguntó:
Kellerman, Jonathan / When The Bough BreaksKellerman, Jonathan / La Rama Rota
La Rama Rota
Kellerman, Jonathan
When The Bough Breaks
Kellerman, Jonathan
© 1985 by Jonathan Kellerman
Acute wheezing bronchitis was defined as an acute cough accompanied by wheezing on auscultation, with or without signs of shortness of breath, requiring treatment with a bronchodilator.
Se entendió como bronquitis aguda sibilante un cuadro agudo de tos acompañado de sibilantes a la auscultación, con o sin signos de dificultad respiratoria, y en el que se había administrado tratamiento con un broncodilatador.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
Deep Breaths Hold each breath for 3 seconds
RESPIRE HONDO /PROFUNDO NO RESPIRE DURANTE 3 SEGUNDOS.
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
She refused to part her thighs for him, and this time he laughed, his breath sour in her face.
Se negó a abrir las piernas y, en aquella ocasión, Eddie rió, lanzándole su aliento agrio a la cara.
Kava, Alex / A Perfect EvilKava, Alex / Bajo Sospecha
Bajo Sospecha
Kava, Alex
A Perfect Evil
Kava, Alex
© S.M. Kava 2000
He took a breath and continued, almost sadly. 'I could have stonewalled the whole thing, but I didn't.
-Respiró hondo y prosiguió, casi lamentándose-: Podría haberle contestado con evasivas, pero no lo hice.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
He paused to catch his breath.
Hizo una pausa para recobrar el aliento.
Kellerman, Jonathan / When The Bough BreaksKellerman, Jonathan / La Rama Rota
La Rama Rota
Kellerman, Jonathan
When The Bough Breaks
Kellerman, Jonathan
© 1985 by Jonathan Kellerman
Shortness of breath during activities of daily living was quantified from 1 to 5 on the MRC scale.
El grado de disnea durante las actividades de la vida diaria se cuantificó mediante la escala MRC. que la gradúa de 1 a 5.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
He heard her take a breath.
La oyó suspirar-.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
I took a deep breath, and turned to Bugge, who was eyeing me curiously.
Respiré hondo y me volví hacia Bugge, que me observaba con curiosidad.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
They were heading down the hall when Tohr suddenly swayed and banged into the wall. His hand went to his heart and he seemed to struggle for breath.
Bajaban al salón cuando Tohr se detuvo y se apoyo en la pared, se llevo la mano al corazón y pareció luchar por tomar aliento.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
“Place where you can catch your breath.
—A un lugar donde podrás tomarte un respiro.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
Matthew Cowart took a deep breath and tried to digest the story.
Cowart respiró hondo y trató de asimilar aquello.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
Every third breath the man took seemed to emerge in an asthmatic wheeze, which didn't prevent him from lighting one cigarette after the other, so that a smoky haze surrounded his face.
Cada poco emitía un resuello asmático al respirar, lo que no le impedía encender un cigarrillo tras otro, de modo que una nube de humo le envolvía la cabeza.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach

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breθalientoExamples

you could smell the whisky on his breath — estaba claro que el aliento le olía a whisky
without pausing for breath — sin detenerse ni un momento para recobrar el aliento or la respiración
to have bad breath — tener mal aliento
he stopped running to catch his breath — dejó de correr para recobrar el aliento or la respiración
the pain made her catch her breath — el dolor hizo que se le cortara la respiración
to draw breath — respirar
he was one of the meanest people who ever drew breath — era una de las personas más mezquinas que jamás ha visto este mundo
to draw one's first breath — venir al mundo
to draw one's last breath — exhalar el último suspiro
to get one's breath back — recobrar el aliento or la respiración
to hold one's breath — contener la respiración

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Collocations

breath tests
pruebas de aliento
bronchial breath sound
ruido respiratorio bronquial
be out of breath
estar sin aliento
breath of air
bocanada de aire
out of breath
sin aliento
shortness of breath
ahogo
bad breath
halitosis
be out of breath
quedarse sin aliento
bad breath
mal aliento
draw breath
respirar
draw breath
vivir
out of breath
sin resuello
take a deep breath
respirar hondo
under one's breath
en voz baja
waste one's breath
gastar saliva en balde

Word forms

breath

noun
SingularPlural
Common casebreathbreaths
Possessive casebreath'sbreaths'