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Take a breather   /teɪk ə brˈiðər/   Listen
Take a breather

Take a short break from one's activities in order to relax.  Synonyms: breathe, catch one's breath, rest.

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"Take a breather" Quotes from Famous Books

... soda, soda pop, hot dogs (food). V. brace &c (strengthen) 159; reinvigorate; air, freshen up, refresh, recruit; repair &c (restore) 660; fan, refocillate^; refresh the inner man. breathe, respire; drink in the ozone; take a break, take a breather, take five, draw breath, take a deep breath, take breath, gather breath, take a long breath, regain breath, recover breath; get better, raise one's head; recover one's strength, regain one's strength, renew one's strength &c 159; perk up, get one's second wind. come to oneself &c (revive) ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

Words linked to "Take a breather" :   pause, intermit, breathe, break

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