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exhale

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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exhaleex‧hale /eksˈheɪl/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 BREATHEto breathe air, smoke etc out of your mouth opp inhale 🔊 Take a deep breath, then exhale slowly.exhalation /ˌekshəˈleɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
exhaleShe took a long pull on her cigarette, exhaled and coughed loudly.Then he exhaled and looked up at the sky and watched his breath leave him.Miguel exhaled, feeling like Spider was being sincere.I changed my breathing pattern, inhaling and exhaling heavily after each stride.I thought of the carbon exhaled in the breath of those living.He exhaled sharply and managed a faint smile.Hold your breath for 5 seconds, then exhale slowly.He took smoke into his lungs and exhaled slowly.Quinn breathed deeply, exhaled with a trembling chest, and breathed in again.Firebug went back to his corner, exhaling with disgust and looking out his window.
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Verb table
exhale
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexhale
he, she, itexhales
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexhaled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave exhaled
he, she, ithas exhaled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad exhaled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill exhale
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have exhaled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam exhaling
he, she, itis exhaling
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you, we, theyare exhaling
Past
I, he, she, itwas exhaling
you, we, theywere exhaling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been exhaling
he, she, ithas been exhaling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been exhaling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be exhaling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been exhaling
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