In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(air exhaled or inhaled)aliento masculinewith his dying breath — con su último aliento
- to have bad breath — tener mal aliento
- I could smell whisky on her breath — el aliento le olía a whisky
- to take a breath — aspirar
- take a deep breath and relax — respire hondo y relájese
- her breath came with difficulty — respiraba con dificultad
- I was so nervous it all came out in one breath — estaba tan nervioso que lo dije todo de un tirón
- in the same / next breath — a continuación
- he ought not to be mentioned in the same breath as Poe — no se lo debería poner en la misma categoría que Poe
- to draw one's first breath — venir al mundo
- with bated breath — conteniendo la respiración
- Arms flailing, he crashed to the floor, his breath blasted from his lungs.
- The remote fell out of my hand and breath rushed from my lungs.
- Vincent coughed, trying to catch the breath that his lungs were being denied.
- Makoto stood there gasping for breath and Kathy was breathing heavily but still was more alert than him.
- Holding your breath after inhaling helps your heart and lungs show up more clearly on the image.
- For when I read the first few sentences, I was sure that the breath caught in my lungs and I almost dropped it.
- I fell to the hard forest floor, the impact knocking the breath from my lungs.
- He gasped for one last breath of air, his eyes widening and his body shaking, then dropped still, motionless.
- She struggled to keep herself quiet as she took in breath after breath of air.
- Clearly, flow limitation can occur throughout expiration or only over a portion of the expiratory breath.
- Cavity and maxillary sinus measurements were also obtained with mouth breathing and breath holding techniques.
- As the oxygen mask reduced her need to gasp for breath, Mary relaxed a bit and reflected on her last, turbulent hour.
- Gasping for breath at the top, I went into the bedroom and found that my respiration rate matched that of the patient.
- This waif-like girl was sitting upright, gasping for breath with an oxygen cannula dripping blood.
- I could feel the goosebumps upon my skin, the breath caught in my lungs in the presence of the devil before me.
- I winced as I saw his chest connect with the ground, knowing myself how it knocked the breath out of your lungs.
- Zander gasped for breath, his lungs burning for it, as Charlie landed another punch in his stomach.
- When in actuality, children need all of their breath in order to simply breathe.
- The force of the child's inhaled breath delivers the aerosolized powder into the lungs.
- The crashing walls of the sea had knocked the breath from their lungs, and they struggled to reach the surface once more.
- This knocked the breath from her lungs so violently she felt as though she would pass out.
- Hitting the hard ground, her breath rushed from her lungs and she was quickly surrounded by five angry faces.
- What biomarkers of lung cancer did the electronic nose detect in breath?
- She took a few moments to gather enough breath to get anything audible out.
- The collision easily knocked the breath out of him, so he just lied there, unmoving.
- The sight she had just seen caused her to literally knock the breath out of her lungs.
- The measurement was taken as the best of three blows from total lung capacity with no breath hold.
- She burst through the top of the water and gasped loudly for breath, her lungs and face stinging from the cold.
2(slight breeze)soplo masculinethere wasn't a breath of wind — no corría ni la más leve brisa
- Then, he whispered, barely like a breath of wind, the last word that he would ever say.
- Lights danced in the city below and there wasn't a breath of wind.
- She hastened her steps, for the wind was a breath of chilling air and she was anxious to get home and off of her tired feet.
- Heather holds sandy moraines together, its pink and white bells shivering in a breath of breeze.
- Yes, for an afternoon or two, a breath of wind passed through the university.
- The sun was pouring down, with hardly a breath of wind.
- The lanes are low and narrow, and not a breath of air stirs through them.
- The sunshine passed away, and a breath of cold wind seemed to drift over us.
3(suggestion)a breath of suspicion — una leve sospecha
- there was a breath of spring in the air — la primavera se sentía en el aire
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