Definition of before one can or has time to draw breath in English:
Before one can do anything: we were frogmarched off to meet him before we had time to draw breath
More example sentences
- Some piercers use a local anesthetic, but a good one will be finished before you can draw breath.
- The one sure thing you can say about the media, is that they can have it printed before you can draw breath.
- These ladies are super quick, and will fill your bowl before you can draw breath.