BREATHING in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BREATHING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
breathing
 n.  respiration; a single breath
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He stood there a moment, breathing quickly, and looking up and down the street, in which not another figure moved.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  Then the room grew perfectly black, and not a sound was audible but Zeena's asthmatic breathing.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
3  To this retreat he descended as soon as the house was quiet, and Zeena's steady breathing from the bed had assured him that there was to be no sequel to the scene in the kitchen.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
4  And before supper is over she'll be going strong and breathing fire.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
5  Flushed and breathing hard, she sat down on a stump to wait for her father.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
6  The delay would give her time to quiet her breathing and calm her face so that his suspicions would not be aroused.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
7  Her ears strained for sounds from upstairs, but the house was oddly still, so still that even the sound of her breathing seemed loud.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
8  She went hastily up the two short blocks to Peachtree Street, breathing the unfouled air in as deep gulps as her tightly laced corset would permit.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
9  After a long interval in which her breathing finally quieted and her mind steadied, Scarlett heard the sound of faint voices from up the road, the tramping of many feet coming from the north.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
10  Scarlett could hear his heavy breathing, and her own breath came in gasps as if she had been running hard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
11  Then Scarlett saw with relief the faint rise and fall of her shallow breathing and knew that Melanie had survived the night.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
12  For a long time she lay back with her eyes closed, hearing his heavy breathing near her, and the glow of the brandy crept gradually over her, giving a false strength and warmth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
13  By this time next year, I ought to be breathing easier about money.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
14  For some moments Scarlett had been conscious that Uncle Peter was breathing hard and sitting up very straight as he stared steadily at the horse's ears.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
15  The quiet breathing of Wade, Ella and Beau came through the open door of the nursery.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
Example Sentence: (96 in 7 pages)
16  I wanted a little breathing space between jobs.
17  His breathing had become so labored she called an ambulance to send him to hospital immediately.
18  In the severe form of the disease, the respiration is arrested, while in the milder attacks, the breathing is difficult, slow, deep, and snoring.
19  As for him, offering to help is as instinctive as breathing.
20  The mountain climbers had difficulty breathing in the rarefied atmosphere.
21  When we breathe normally we find the action caused by the breathing is at the centre of the body, and the respiratory muscles are energized.
22  A scuba set is an independent breathing set that provides a diver with the breathing gas necessary to breathe underwater during diving.
23  I had just popped out for a breath of fresh air,and missed your telephone call.
24  He drew in a breath of fresh country air.
25  The woman spoke almost without pausing for breath.
26  Life is not the amount of breaths you take, it's the moments that take your breath away.
27  It was mere waste of breath to argue with a person in so unreasonable a state of mind.
28  The Chairman's remarks were so astounding that the audience listened to him with bated breath.
29  She couldn't get her breath and had to be thumped on the back.
30  Baby you've done enough that cut your breath.