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息切れ, いきぎれ

  • ikigire

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • shortness of breath
  • panting
  • puffing

Definition

  • running out of steam (e.g. economy)
  • losing momentum

Examples of 息切れ,いきぎれ in a Sentence

と走らないうちに息切れしてしまった
I had not run five minutes when I got out of breath.
You have to pace yourself or you'll choke halfway through.
I seem to have run out of steam this term.
She was out of breath from walking up and down hills.
I was out of breath from walking up and down hills.
息切れするまで走る
Run oneself breathless.
息切れします
I get out of breath.
He was out of breath. He had been running.
息切れしていた
He was out of breath.
After running up the hill, I was completely out of breath.

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