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breeze

Pronunciation: /briːz/

Translation of breeze in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 c and u (light wind) brisa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The wind blew not just gentle breezes but full-blown bone chilling winds.
    • Sea gulls cried overhead and gentle breezes blew from the lake.
    • All he wants is someplace warm, where palm trees blow in balmy breezes along a gentle, rolling surf.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [colloquial/familiar] he breezed into the office entró en la oficina como Pedro or Perico por su casa [colloquial/familiar] to breeze in/out entrar/salir* tan campante or tan pancho [colloquial/familiar]

Phrasal verbs

breeze through

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] they breezed through the game/exam el partido/examen les resultó un paseo [colloquial/familiar]

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