was out of breath

phrase

past tense of be out of breath
as in gasped
to breathe hard, quickly, or with difficulty They were out of breath after their five-mile run.

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“Was out of breath.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/was%20out%20of%20breath. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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