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To breathe, or to have difficulty breathing

breathe

verb

to take air into your lungs through your nose or mouth and let it out again

blow

verb

to push out air from your mouth

sigh

verb

to breathe out slowly making a long soft sound, especially because you are disappointed, tired, annoyed, or relaxed

inhale

verb

to breathe air, smoke, or other substances into your lungs

choke

verb

if you choke, or if something chokes you, you cannot breathe because there is not enough air or because something is blocking your throat

gulp

verb

to quickly take in large breaths of air

gasp

verb

to breathe in suddenly, for example because you are surprised, shocked, or in pain

puff

verb

to breathe or blow out air noisily, especially because you have been running, climbing etc

catch your breath

to take time to start to breathe normally again after physical exercise

fight for breath

to have difficulty breathing

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a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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