the kiss of life

noun phrase

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: a method of helping a person who is not breathing to start breathing again by blowing air into the person's mouth and lungs : mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

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“The kiss of life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20kiss%20of%20life. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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