break, or rest while doing a strenuous activity, so that one's breathing becomes easier.' name='description'> catch one's breath - definition and meaning
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catch one's breath

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

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

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