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inhale

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈheɪl/

Translation of inhale in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • aspirar; (when smoking) tragarse* el humo
    Example sentences
    • Marla breathed in deeply, inhaling the smoke of her cigarette before blowing it out in a long wisp.
    • Alone, Ian takes a deep breath, inhaling the perfumed air she's left in her wake.
    • The giggling came to a sudden halt as a sharp breath of air was inhaled somewhere above me.

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