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American English: /ˈbrɛθləs/
British English: /ˈbrɛθləs/

Translation of breathless in Spanish:


  • (voice)
    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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