breathe collocations and examples

 UK /briːð/

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take air into and let it out of your lungs


Adverbs frequently used with breathe
normally: easily, freely, normally, properlyA decongestant will also help reduce this swelling and help you breathe more easily.quietly: quietly, softlyShe sat still, breathing quietly and trying to remain calm.taking in a lot of air: deeply, slowlyI could still breathe deeply without the pain.not taking in a lot of air: shallowlyWhen you are stressed you tend to breathe shallowly.fast: hard, heavily, rapidlyThe other diver was breathing heavily.slowly: gently, slowlyNow, just try to relax and breathe more gently.without artificial help: spontaneouslyShe began to breathe spontaneously and was taken off the ventilator.
 
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