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  • The meaning of "Gasp" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. sharp intake of breath, because something horrified or astounded you

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    2. gasp can also mean a gasp of shock

  • Example sentences using "Gasp"

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    2. “Last gasp” means to achieve something at the last moment possible. This phrase is always used before a noun. For example “Bob scored a last gasp goal, bringing the score up to 2-2”. Or “Our team finished the game with a last gasp victory against the red team”. But of course this could also be used in a literal sense like “He took his last gasp”. In this case a gasp is a sound that people make when struggling for air.

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  • Synonyms of "Gasp" and their differences

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    2. Gasp is when you pull air into your body in a fast way. usually when surprised or something bad happened. Sigh is when you release air heavily. usually when annoyed or stressed.

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    2. A gasp is one big inhale like after holding your breath. Or sometimes trying hard to breathe in a difficult situation. Panting is breathing hard after exercise. When a dog pants it keeps it's mouth open and tounge hanging out to cool off. Sometimes they mean the same thing but sometimes they are different.

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