English version

breather

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreatherbreath‧er /ˈbriːðə $ -ər/ noun   have/take a breather heavy breather
Examples from the Corpus
breatherShe is playing her five starters almost exclusively, putting in B and Sandie just long enough to give some one a breather.Members of political action committees might have hoped for a little breather before being hit up again for money.In March, Northampton won a two-month breather from a winding-up order on more than £13,000 owed to a printing firm.With publishers taking a slight breather after the Christmas rush, winter can be a slow season for books.
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