in one breath meaning

  "in one breath" in a sentence
[American idiom]
spoken very rapidly, usually while one is very excited.
Ann said all in one breath, ""Hurry, quick! The parade is coming!""
Jane was in a play, and she was so excited that she said her whole speech in one breath.
Tom can say the alphabet all in one breath.

Examples

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  1. several students made the request in one breath
  2. he explained the cause of the accident in one breath
  3. in one breath he said " yes " and in the next he said " no"
  4. kangkang made a silent wish, and then he blew the candles out in one breath
  5. i play each scale twice in groups of fours, two times in one breath

Related Words

  1. in on meaning
  2. in on sth meaning
  3. in on the act meaning
  4. in on the ground floor meaning
  5. in on the kill meaning
  6. in one case meaning
  7. in one ear meaning
  8. in one ear and out the other meaning
  9. in one fell swoop meaning
  10. in one's meaning
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