heaved a sigh of relief


heaved a sigh of relief
sighed with relief

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • sigh — 1 verb (I) 1 to breathe in and out making a long sound, especially because you are bored, disappointed, tired etc: “Well, there s nothing we can do about it now,” she sighed. | sigh heavily/deeply: Frankie stared out of the window and sighed… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • relief — /rI li:f/ noun 1 COMFORT (singular, uncountable) a feeling of comfort when something frightening, worrying, or painful has ended or has not happened: I felt a huge surge of relief and happiness. | be a relief: In a way it was a relief to know… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sigh — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, deep, great, heavy, huge ▪ little, slight, small, soft …   Collocations dictionary

  • sigh — [[t]sa͟ɪ[/t]] ♦♦♦ sighs, sighing, sighed 1) VERB When you sigh, you let out a deep breath, as a way of expressing feelings such as disappointment, tiredness, or pleasure. [V prep/adv] Michael sighed wearily... [V prep/adv] Roberta sighed with… …   English dictionary

  • heave a sigh — phrase to let out a deep breath, for example because you are upset or because you are pleased about something Rose heaved a sigh of relief at her luck. Thesaurus: to breathe, or to have difficulty breathingsynonym general regions and organs… …   Useful english dictionary

  • heave a sigh — to let out a deep breath, for example because you are upset or because you are pleased about something Rose heaved a sigh of relief at her luck …   English dictionary

  • heave — heave1 [hi:v] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(pull/lift)¦ 2¦(throw)¦ 3 heave a sigh 4¦(move up and down)¦ 5¦(vomit)¦ 6 heave in sight/into view Phrasal verbs  heave to ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: hebban] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heave — heave1 [ hiv ] verb * 1. ) intransitive or transitive to push, pull, or lift a heavy object using a lot of effort: He put his shoulder against the stone and heaved. Lydia heaved herself to the other side of the bed. heave at: She heaved at the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • heave — verb 1) she heaved the sofa backward Syn: haul, pull, lug, drag, draw, tug, heft; informal hump, yank 2) informal she heaved a brick at him Syn: throw, fling, cast …   Thesaurus of popular words

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