- vi. 呼吸
- vt. 轻声说；流露（自信等感情）；注入
- vt. & vi. 呼吸 draw in and let out air from the lungs; take air into the body and send it out again
- vt. 轻松说话; 低语 say softly; whisper
draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs;
"I can breathe better when the air is clean"
"The patient is respiring"
"Every creature that breathes"
impart as if by breathing;
"He breathed new life into the old house"
allow the passage of air through;
"Our new synthetic fabric breathes and is perfect for summer wear"
utter or tell;
"not breathe a word"
manifest or evince;
"She breathes the Christian spirit"
take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
reach full flavor by absorbing air and being let to stand after having been uncorked;
"This rare Bordeaux must be allowed to breathe for at least 2 hours"
expel (gases or odors)
- Fish cannot breathe out of water.
- It is difficult to breathe at these altitudes.
- We breathe through the nasal passage.
- Promise me you won't breathe a word of this to anyone.
- His poems breathe sentimentality.
- His enthusiasm breathed new life into the company.
- His heart beat so that he could hardly breathe.
- As long as I breathe,I'll fight them.
- I'll love you as long as I breathe.
- The elephant was still breathing, so we knew it was still alive.
- Everyone breathed freely once more.
- We could hardly breathe at such a high altitude.
- The higher they went, the more difficult it was to breathe.
- He was breathing hard when he finished the race.
- The doctor told Charlie to breathe deeply.
- I shan't be able to breathe again until the examination results are received.
- As soon as the policeman went away, he was able to breathe again.
- The danger is over; we can breathe again now.
- We breathe air all the time.If we stop breathing, we will die.
- They came out of the tunnel and thankfully breathed the fresh air.
- She breathed a sigh of relief.
- As all animals and plants breathe air, we can be quite sure there is no life on the moon.
- He breathed words of love into her ear.
- She breathed a dead-and-alive “Good afternoon.”
- She never breathed a word about it.
- She breathed her advice softly.
- He breathed tobacco smoke into my face.
- He really breathes fire when he gets angry!
- The flower breathes fragrance.
- The sunburnt grass breathed a harvest breath of dry sweetness and content.
- The novel breathed despair.
- The article breathes the spirit of the age.
- They were breathing the horses after the hard ride.
- On the morning of November 12,1939,Dr.Bethune breathed his last.
- The wounded soldier fell back on the ground and breathed his last.
- The old man said something to his son below his breath and breathed his last breath.
- I promised not to breathe a syllable about what he told me.
- He didn't breathe a word to anyone.
- I will not breathe it to another man.
- In the University of Cambridge, he breathed the breath of intellectual freedom for the first time.
- Don't worry,I wouldn't breathe a word of your secret.
- He had never breathed a word of his going abroad to me.
- I'll tell you the secret if you promise not to breathe a word of it to anybody.
- Not a word must be breathed to anyone about this.
- “What's his name?”“Lu Jiachuan,” breathed Yu Yongze.
- The breathing apparatus includes the nose, throat and lungs.
- breathe in( v.+adv. )
全神贯注地听 put one's heart into listening
In the morning I open the window wide and breathe in deeply.
We have to breathe in and out so many times a minute.
每分钟我们都得呼吸那么多次。breathe sth ⇔ in
When you're breathing deeply, you're breathing some fresh air in.
In large cities people breathe in dangerous gases from cars and chimneys.
If men breathed in the fine paint spray, their lungs would be damaged.
He became ill after breathing in a lot of coal dust for many years.
多年来他吸入了大量煤尘,后来他得了病。breathe sth ⇔ in
She breathed in every word the professor was saying.
- breathe into( v.+prep. )
使(某物)复苏 make (sth) active again
breathe into sth
The police asked us to breathe into the chemical to see if we were drunk.
You can often save a person's life by breathing into his mouth.
采用口对口呼吸常能抢救一个人的生命。breathe new life into sth
The firm was about to fail when a new director was appointed; he breathed new life into the company and soon it was successful.
She breathed new life into the party.
- breathe on〔upon〕( v.+prep. )
损毁(名誉) cause a poor opinion of (sth)
- breathe out( v.+adv. )
说出(某话语) express (sth)
The doctor asked me to breathe in, then to breathe out fully.
医生让我先吸气,然后全部呼出。breathe sth ⇔ out
He breathed out wine fumes.
At parties,I don't like to be with people who breathe out smoke all over me.
聚会时,我不愿意和那些在我周围喷烟吐雾的人在一起。breathe sth ⇔ out
He stood with his arms raised to the sky, breathing out curses.
- breathe a sigh of relief 叹一口气算是放心了
- breathe air 呼吸空气
- breathe new life into 向…注入新生命
- breathe one's last breath 断气,死
- breathe oxygen 呼吸氧气
- breathe again 如释重负
- breathe fast 呼吸加快
- breathe hard 呼吸困难
- breathe forth perfume 散发出香味
- breathe deeply 深呼吸
- breathe freely 安下心来,宽心
- breathe gaspingly 喘气
- breathe irregularly 不规则地呼吸
- breathe rhythmically 有节奏地呼吸
- breathe uneasily 呼吸困难
- breathe in a lot of coal dust 吸入大量煤尘
- breathe in dangerous gases 吸入有害气体
- breathe in the fresh air 吸入新鲜空气
- breathe out 呼出
- breathe out reproaches 说出责备的话
A warmth Breathes out of her.出自：Pericles , Shakespeare
- breathe可接同源宾语,以加强动作的意义,但在固定短语里常省略并与物主代词连用,如breathe one's last。
- breathe, take breath
- breathe, breadth
- 这两个词词形相近,但意思不同。breadth意为“宽度”“度量”或“广博”,是名词; breathe意为“呼吸”,是动词。
误 He stopped to take a deep breathe.
正 He stopped to take a deep breath.