Translation: from spanish

with bated breath

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  • with bated breath — (holding one s breath) in fear or suspense • • • Main Entry: ↑bate with bated breath With breath restrained out of suspense, fear or reverence • • • Main Entry: ↑breath * * * with bated breath phrase worried or excited and paying a lot of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • with bated breath — with worry and tension, with suspense, leave me hanging    With bated breath, they waited for news of the men who were trapped in the mine …   English idioms

  • with bated breath — if you wait for something with bated breath, you feel very excited or anxious while you are waiting. His name wasn t by any chance, Max Peters? Helena asked with bated breath. We were waiting with baited breath for the prizes to be announced …   New idioms dictionary

  • with bated breath — adverb /wɪð ˈbeɪtɪd ˈbrɛθ/ Eagerly; with great anticipation. Or | Shall I bend low and in a bondmans key, | With bated breath and whispering humbleness, Say this; …   Wiktionary

  • with bated breath — worried or excited and paying a lot of attention because you want to know what will happen We waited with bated breath to find out who had won …   English dictionary

  • with bated breath — with halting breath, hesitatingly, barely being able to hold back …   English contemporary dictionary

  • with bated breath — Synonyms and related words: abjectly, anticipatingly, anticipatively, anticipatorily, anxious, apprehensive, apprehensively, aside, bashfully, behind the curtain, behind the scenes, behind the veil, between the teeth, covertly, diffidently,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • with bated breath — in great suspense. → bated …   English new terms dictionary

  • with bated breath — idi in a state of suspenseful anticipation …   From formal English to slang

  • wait with bated breath — wait with suspense, want to know what happens    We waited with bated breath for news of the fallen climber …   English idioms

  • with baited breath — misspelling of with bated breath …   Useful english dictionary

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