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breath

US [breθ]
UK [breθ]
  • n.呼吸的空气;一次吸入的空气;微量;迹象
  • Web气息;气味;微风
Plural Form:breaths  
breath
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n.
1.
[u]
呼吸的空气the air that you take into your lungs and send out again
His breath smelt of garlic.
他呼出的气中有大蒜味。
bad breath(= that smells bad)
口臭
We had to stop for breath before we got to the top.
我们不得不喘口气,然后再登山顶。
She was very short of breath(= had difficulty breathing) .
她呼吸很困难。
2.
[c]
一次吸入的空气an amount of air that enters the lungs at one time
to take a deep breath
深深吸一口气
He recited the whole poem in one breath.
他一口气背出了整首诗。
3.
[sing]
~ of sth
微量;迹象a small amount of sth; slight evidence of sth
a breath of suspicion/scandal
一丝怀疑;丑闻的嫌疑
4.
[sing]
a ~ of air/wind
(空气的)微微流动,拂动a slight movement of air

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