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catch one's breath


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  • v. To take a break, or rest while doing a strenuous activity, so that one's breathing becomes easier.
  • v. To take in a breath sharply and hold it, usually in reaction to a sudden shock, or surprise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. take a short break from one's activities in order to relax


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