long breath


long breath
able to persevere; showing patience and tolerance

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • draw\ a\ long\ breath — • draw a long breath • take a long breath v. phr. To breathe deeply when getting ready to speak or act. Father asked who broke the window. Jim drew a long breath and admitted that he had done it. The salesman took a long breath and started his… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take\ a\ long\ breath — • draw a long breath • take a long breath v. phr. To breathe deeply when getting ready to speak or act. Father asked who broke the window. Jim drew a long breath and admitted that he had done it. The salesman took a long breath and started his… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • draw a long breath — or[take a long breath] {v. phr.} To breathe deeply when getting ready to speak or act. * /Father asked who broke the window. Jim drew a long breath and admitted that he had done it./ * /The salesman took a long breath and started his talk./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • draw a long breath — or[take a long breath] {v. phr.} To breathe deeply when getting ready to speak or act. * /Father asked who broke the window. Jim drew a long breath and admitted that he had done it./ * /The salesman took a long breath and started his talk./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a long breath — See: DRAW A LONG BREATH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a long breath — See: DRAW A LONG BREATH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a long breath — go on a long vacation, take an extended holiday …   English contemporary dictionary

  • requires long breath — it is necessary to be patient …   English contemporary dictionary

  • breath — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, deep, heavy, long, slow ▪ quick, shallow, sharp, short ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • breath — n. 1) to draw, take a breath 2) to catch; hold one s breath 3) to get one s breath back 4) to lose one s breath 5) a deep; long breath (she took a deep breath) 6) out of breath ( breathless ) 7) (misc.) to spare, save one s breath ( to avoid a… …   Combinatory dictionary


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