take a breath

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

take a breath (third-person singular simple present takes a breath, present participle taking a breath, simple past took a breath, past participle taken a breath)

  1. (idiomatic) to inhale and subsequently exhale air
  2. (idiomatic) to pause or rest after strenuous activity
  3. (idiomatic) to calm down

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