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breathless

Pronunciation: /ˈbreθləs; ˈbreθlɪs/

Translation of breathless in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [voice] entrecortado the blow left me breathless el golpe me dejó sin aliento or me cortó la respiración we waited in breathless expectation esperamos con ansia he arrived breathless llegó jadeando or sin aliento or sin resuello she managed to utter a few breathless words logró decir algunas palabras entrecortadas
    Example sentences
    • She looked up at him, breathless and gasping in surprise.
    • All it accomplished was to leave him breathless and gasping.
    • He'd turn his head toward me, his chest still moving up and down quickly from the rapid, breathless exertion.

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