English version

breathe a sigh of relief

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreathe a sigh of reliefbreathe a sigh of reliefCOMFORT/MAKE somebody FEEL BETTERto stop being worried or frightened about something Once the deadline passed, everyone breathed a sigh of relief. breathe
Examples from the Corpus
breathe a sigh of reliefAs you awaken from this nightmare, you breathe a sigh of relief.In the end Krushchev backed down and everyone breathed a sigh of relief.Marie breathed a sigh of relief.The deadline came, the flood gates opened and we breathed a sigh of relief.Yet the medical profession, seeing no upturn in the incidence of cancer, breathed a sigh of relief.If the law lords tell Lord Young to publish, he will breathe a sigh of relief and obey.She breathed a sigh of relief, and ran through to the living-room where she could hear Stephen's voice.The Government could breathe a sigh of relief at the disappearance of some of its fiercest critics.I breathed a sigh of relief that the boy had been found safe.
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