Origin of breathing space
Words nearby breathing space
How to use breathing space in a sentence
The delayed demise of third-party cookies has given marketers some breathing space, but that’s all — with 2022 on the horizon, publishers are still gazing into a future without clear answers to the big questions about identity solutions.Publishing Summit Recap: Publishers establish infrastructure to future-proof data sets|Sara Jerde|October 19, 2021|Digiday
Limiting the commute has provided breathing space to better balance work and parenting.
Even this apparent digression with its minorly clever point — that writing is a kind of con game — serves as a breathing space, a slight pause before the rush of my final two paragraphs.The greatest prison escape ever? ‘The Confidence Men’ tells a sensational true story.|Michael Dirda|June 16, 2021|Washington Post
The big picture is if you know the numbers are going down, and feel they are going to stay down due to seasonality, then you have some breathing space.The one-shot vaccine from Johnson & Johnson now has FDA support in the US|Antonio Regalado|February 27, 2021|MIT Technology Review
He said, ‘They’re both shot in the head and neither of them are breathing.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both Rohan and Kalayjian recommend breathing in some fresh air each day.
According to the report, the evidence suggested that Mr. Stewart had stopped breathing before his arrival at Bellevue.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Police were giving them “a little breathing room,” according to Bratton.After No Indictment for Eric Garner Killer, Is NYC the Next Ferguson?|Jacob Siegel|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Space Invaders had just been introduced in America, and Atari was looking for a game that would do it one better.
Not a zephyr ruffled the leaf of a rose, and a soft breathing fragrance bathed his reposing senses.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
“Never mind that,” Jessie flung back over her shoulder, and still breathing easily as she set a slower stroke.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Even the short stop had allowed their horses a breathing spell and they could now ride more leisurely.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
She sat still as a statue, scarce breathing, her eyes fixed upon the violet sky.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The drops fell on the lips of the sleeping man, who was now breathing regularly.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
British Dictionary definitions for breathing space
Other Idioms and Phrases with breathing space
Room or time in which to breathe, as in In that crowded hall, there was hardly any breathing space. Previously this term was put as breathing room. [Mid-1600s]
A rest or pause. For example, I can't work at this all day; I need some breathing space. This usage replaced the earlier breathing while. [Mid-1600s]