English-Finnish translations for breathe

  • hengittää
    Olemme iloisia, että Eurooppa voi jälleen hengittää molemmilla keuhkoilla. We are glad that Europe can again breathe with two lungs. Näin voisimme hengittää paljon vapaammin ja saisimme tämän tekstin läpi. This would allow us to breathe much more easily and allow this text through. Me emme voi hengittää, ellemme me saa virikkeitä ulkopuolelta, ruohonjuuritasolta. We cannot breathe unless we are motivated from outside, from grassroots level.
  • antaa hengähtää
  • hengähtää
    Samalla voivat hengähtää myös kaikki itsenäiset korjaamot sekä varaosakaupan edustajat työntekijöineen eli alan lukuisat pienet ja keskisuuret yritykset. All independent garages and the market in spare parts with all its employees, the many small and medium-sized enterprises, can also breathe a sigh of relief, however.
  • hengittää sisään
    Nämä hiukkaset ovat vahingollisempia ihmisen terveydelle, koska niitä voi hengittää sisään. These particles are more harmful to human health because they can be breathed in.
  • hengittää ulos
  • henkäillä
  • henkiä
  • kuiskata hiljaa

Definition of breathe

  • To draw air into , and expel air from , the lungs in order to extract oxygen and excrete waste gases
  • To inhale to sustain life
  • To live
  • To draw something into the lungs
  • To expel air from the lungs, exhale
  • To exhale or expel in the manner of breath
  • To give an impression of, to exude
  • To whisper quietly
  • To pass like breath; noiselessly or gently; to emanate; to blow gently
  • To exchange gases with the environment
  • To rest; to stop and catch one's breath
  • To stop, to give an opportunity to catch its breath
  • To exercise; to tire by brisk exercise


  • Fish have gills so they can breathe underwater
  • While life as we know it depends on oxygen, scientists have speculated that alien life forms might breathe chlorine or methane
  • I will not allow it, as long as I still breathe
  • Try not to breathe too much smoke
  • If you breathe on a mirror, it will fog up
  • The flowers breathed a heady perfume
  • The decor positively breathes classical elegance
  • He breathed the words into her ear, but she understood them all
  • The wind breathes through the trees
  • Garments made of certain new materials breathe well and keep the skin relatively dry during exercise
  • At higher altitudes you need to breathe your horse more often
  • Do you like hiking? Are you kidding? I breathe hiking


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