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British English: /ɡɑːsp/
American English: /ɡæsp/

Translation of gasp in German:

intransitive verb

  • make somebody gasp [figurative]
    jemandem den Atem nehmen
    leave somebody gasping [with something]
    jemandem [vor etwas] den Atem verschlagen od. rauben
    he was gasping for air or breath/under the heavy load
    er rang nach Luft/keuchte unter der schweren Last

transitive verb

  • gasp out
    hervorstoßen (Bitte, Worte)
    gasp [one's] life away, gasp [one's] breath away
    sein Leben aushauchen [formal]


  • Keuchen Neutr.
    give a gasp of fear/surprise
    vor Furcht/Überraschung die Luft einziehen
    she gave a gasp of joy
    es verschlug ihr vor Freude den Atem
    be at one's last gasp something is at its last gasp
    etwas tut's nicht mehr lange [informal]
    fight etc. to the last gasp [figurative]
    bis zum letzten Atemzug kämpfen usw.

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