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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybreathe out
he/she/itbreathes out
present participlebreathing out
past tensebreathed out
past participlebreathed out
  1. [intransitive/transitive] to send air out of your lungs through your nose or mouth

    Now breathe out slowly.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to send other substances out of your lungs through your nose or mouth

      We breathe in air and breathe out carbon dioxide.

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