Examples of breather in a Sentence
He decided to give them a breather.
took a breather from the seemingly endless task of sorting through years of stuff stored in the attic
Recent Examples of breather from the Web
A decline in U.S. purchases of new homes in July may be a sign the industry took a breather following an even stronger run of sales than previously reported, according to government data Wednesday.
With Williams and Kemp no longer around, speedy Sihiem King and redshirt freshman A.J. Rose figure to provide change-of-pace and periodic breathers for UK’s Snell-centric attack.
Austin Gearing was signed to give Watt and other outside linebackers a breather in practice and preseason, Tomlin said, starting Monday with Gearing's arrival at St. Vincent College.
But there Zettel was at the start of practice Monday, giving Don Muhlbach a breather at long snapper as the Lions worked on punt cover drills.
But he isn’t projected to start and most of his early opportunities are likely to come on passing downs when Vinny Curry needs a breather on the right side.
The plan was to take a breather and explore the world for a few months.
The Panthers will be confident enough in his ability by September to rotate him in for Turner should the latter need a breather.
A recall action for the fuel tank’s breather tube—consisting of securing it to the bed rail and removing a temporary cap that was accidentally left on at the factory—was performed as well.
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First Known Use of breather
Synonymsbreak, breath, pause, interruption, lull, recess
Related Wordstime-out; interim, interlude, intermission, interval, respite, rest; cessation, discontinuance, downtime, ending, expiration, finishing, hitch, lapse, stoppage, stopping, termination; abeyance, moratorium, surcease, suspension; discontinuity, gap, hiatus
Near Antonymscontinuation, endurance, persistence, progress, progression; extension, prolongation
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