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Origin of breathing space
Words nearby breathing space
Example sentences from the Web for breathing space
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
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]