Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Breath"

The meaning of "Breath" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does 'she said she'd get back to us, but don't hold your breath' mean?
A: This sentence can be broken in two. 'She said she'd get back to us': When we say this, it means 'I'll get in contact with you again', normally in the context of requiring additional information. So: " Who do I need to speak to in order to apply?" " I'm not completely sure. Let me check on that and get back to you." 'Don't hold your breath': To say this means 'don't wait for it/don't expect it to happen'. So in this case: 'She said she'd contact us again, but don't expect her to really do so.'
Q: What does I get out of breath when I run because I’m out of shape. mean?
A: Eu perco o folego quando corro porque não estou em forma
Q: What does sweet breath of life mean?
A: Animals, Humans, Trees, Grass, Algae
Q: What does steal breath mean?
A: It literally means, "steal breath". The cat will take your breath from you. It's superstition, it doesn't really make sense.
Q: What does "on my breath" in 613 mean?
A: It's pretty vulgar. He's saying that he's been giving the other guy's wife oral sex, so his breath smells like her vagina. And this is why it's so hilarious that the movie was turned family friendly in Japan.

Example sentences using "Breath"

Q: Please show me example sentences with i'm out of breath.
A: “I ran so far, I’m out of breath!” “He stepped behind the curtain and I was instantly out of breath.” “Out of breath, she gasped ‘don’t forget me!’”
Q: Please show me example sentences with bad arm/ bad breath.
A: i used to play tennis until i got a bad arm. (i injured my arm and now i can't use it well). eating garlic gives you bad breath.
Q: Please show me example sentences with I won't hold my breath.
A: "I won't hold my breath" means "I won't get excited" and is used when something is supposed to happen but you doubt it will. It can be used towards someone when they say they will do something. "Do you think you will get the job?" "I won't hold my breath". "I will have the money by this afternoon" "I won't hold my breath"

Synonyms of "Breath" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between breath and breathe ?
A: Breathe는 숨을 쉬다. (동사/verb) Breath는 숨.(명사/noun) Example: 숨을 쉬세요: Please breathe. 숨을 참아 주세요: Please hold your breath.
Q: What is the difference between take a breath and take a breather ?
A: Take a breath usually means ‘stop and calm down for just a minute.’ Take a breather means ‘ stop and rest for a little bit.’ Examples: When someone is very excited and telling you a story that you can barely understand because he/she is talking too fast, you might tell her to take a breath. If I’ve been working on a project for five hours straight, I might say that I’m going to take a breather. I’ll get up, walk around, drink some water, take a break.
Q: What is the difference between breath and breathe ?
A: Your breath is the noun - the air itself. You breathe as an action. I breathed my last breath.
Q: What is the difference between breath and breathe ?
A: Aside from the pronunciation, they cannot be used the same way in a sentence. "Come on! Breathe!" "Just take a breath, alright?"
Q: What is the difference between breath and breathe ?
A: Breath (noun) is the air you inhale or exhale Ex: take a deep breath to calm down Breathe (verb) is the action of inhaling and exhaling Ex: when you are underwater, you can't breathe.

Translations of "Breath"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 昨日食べたラーメンのおかげでにんにく臭い I have bad breath because I had the ramen with a lot of garlic.
A: My breath smells like garlic thanks to the ramen I ate yesterday.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? breath and breathe = "pronounce"
A: i first pronounced breath and then i pronounced breathe
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? breath (como fala)
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? breath (brith or breth?)
A: Breath is pronounced "breth" with a short "e" and a soft "th". This is the noun. Breathe is pronounced "breeth" with a long "e" and hard "th". This is the verb.

Other questions about "Breath"

Q: 1. I ran out of breath because I was running hard to catch a bus. 2. I ran out of breath after ru...
A: Using either would be fine but I would lean towards "the bus". Saying "a bus" is less specific and could mean any bus in the world. Using "the bus" makes what you are mentioning more specific. What bus? A bus. What bus? The bus. Although they are both general, "the" sounds more specific right?
Q: breath breathe in pronounce them for me plz.
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Q: you don't feel short of breath? does this sound natural?
A: It's ok to say this if you thought someone was having trouble breathing, but they say they are not. A nurse might say this to a patient that's feeling better: "How are you now? You don't feel short of breath anymore?" "No, I'm ok now."
Q: Take a deep breath and allow your brain to relax with breath which /that given by you. Tell me please, are there any mistakes?
A: I'm not sure. Maybe: "Take a deep breath and allow your brain to relax as you exhale." (Exhale = breath out)
Q: "Bad breath" or "halitosis"?
A: "Bad breath" is more common. "Halitosis" is the scientific name.

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