01. He took a deep [breath], and then jumped into the lake.
02. She had the smell of alcohol and cigarettes on her [breath], and I didn't really feel like kissing her.
03. The air is so polluted that it's almost difficult to [breathe] there.
04. The garlic on his [breath] was so strong that one could smell it from a couple of feet away.
05. The old woman was gasping for [breath] by the time she reached the top of the stairs.
06. Simon claimed he could hold his [breath] for over 3 minutes, but no one believed him.
07. I think the record for the longest time someone held his [breath] under water is around 8 minutes.
08. Gortex is a warm, [breathable] fabric that will keep you dry and comfortable in all kinds of weather conditions.
09. The man was [breathing] quickly and perspiring heavily when the doctor arrived.
10. A fireman was treated in hospital after [breathing] in toxic fumes from a chemical fire.
11. She picked up the phone, and heard some strange man [breathing] heavily.
12. She was [breathless] with excitement when she ran into the room.
13. The long hike up the mountain left the group [breathless], but happy.
14. He [breathes] through his mouth at night, which causes him to wake up with a dry mouth.
15. It is difficult to [breathe] through your nose when you are doing vigorous exercise.
16. I hate riding my bicycle behind cars and [breathing] in the fumes from their exhaust.
17. Baby chicks are able to [breathe] inside the egg through tiny holes in the shell which allow oxygen to get in, and carbon dioxide to get out.
18. Frogs have their eyes and nose on top of their head, which allows them to [breathe] and see when most of their body is under water.
19. In one year, the average tree gives off enough oxygen to allow four people to [breathe] for a year.
20. Nina Simone once said, "Everything that happened to me as a child involved music. It was part of everyday life, as automatic as [breathing]."
21. David Sarnoff once said that freedom is the oxygen without which science cannot [breathe].
22. There is a Chinese proverb which observes, "Heart that is rotten - [breath] that smells."

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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