Breathe Vs. Breath

One more pair of commonly confused words. Yet, in this case it’s not hard at all to understand the difference. We’re talking about BREATHE and BREATH. What’s more, we’ll learn three idioms with these words.

TO BREATHE

BREATHE is a verb and it’s regular. That means that its forms are BREATHE – BREATHED – BREATHED.

To breathe /briːð/: TH in this word is voiced.

I can’t breathe, help me!

    BREATH

    Breath /breθ/ is a noun. TH is voiceless.

    Her breath smelt of fish.

      THREE IDIOMS

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      Good job! You can breathe now!


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      #1. I’m sick… I can’t _______ properly and I’m sweating.

      #2. Open the window! I can’t _______ here.

      #3. Don’t hold your _______.

      #4. Give me a second, I need to get my _______ back.

      #5. After having run 3 kilometres, Ana is out of _______.

      #6. Have you just eaten garlic? Your _______ stinks!

      #7. We live and _______ volleyball.

      #8. The exam is over! I can _______ again.

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