take a deep breath

idiom

: to breathe deeply : to take a lot of air into the lungs
Take a deep breath and relax.

Examples of take a deep breath in a Sentence

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“Take a deep breath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20deep%20breath. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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