Idioms about gasp
Origin of gasp
synonym study for gasp
OTHER WORDS FROM gaspgasp·ing·ly, adverb
How to use gasp in a sentence
A: Well, I felt more or less like I was drowning, just gasping between life and death.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At certain points, I had so much trouble breathing I found myself gasping for air like a dying fish.Motherless Daughters and Parentless Parents Trek to the Andes to Aid Orphans|Allison Gilbert|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The whole hand-to-the-mouth gasping thing we do when learning that women go see these films is horribly retrograde.'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is Not a Watershed Moment for Women|Kevin Fallon|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes people with sleep apnea wake up during the night gasping for breath.
Oulson can be heard gurgling, gasping, his lungs crackling, the sounds of someone drowning in his own blood.The Movie Murder 911 Tape: Victim’s Last Breaths, With Shooter Nearby|Michael Daly|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They fell against the tree stump and reeled clear again, swaying, gasping, and striking when they could.
Dick was almost gasping for breath, and as he buried his head in his hands, he tried to understand, to realise.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
Ida sat down gasping, when her companion stopped, and gazed with an instinctive shrinking into the gulf below.
They were gasping when they reached a ledge of rock a little below the summit, but that was not why they sat down.
Not his brain alone, his voice was gasping it, harshly and croakingly, his lungs seeming on fire as they expelled the word.The Stars, My Brothers|Edmond Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for gasp
- at the point of death
- at the last moment
Derived forms of gaspgaspingly, adverb
Word Origin for gasp
Other Idioms and Phrases with gasp
see last gasp.