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

Translation of gasp in German:

intransitive verb

  • make somebody gasp
    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
    (Bitte, Worte)
    gasp [one's] life away, gasp [one's] breath away
    sein Leben aushauchen


  • Keuchen, das
    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
    fight etc. to the last gasp
    bis zum letzten Atemzug kämpfen

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