Take a Breather
The English expression to take a breather means ❛to take a rest❜. Some examples of how this English idiom can be used can be found in the following news headlines :
Homebuilding takes a breather, wholesale prices up
- ca.news.yahoo.com, 20 february 2013, Lucia Mutikani
Wall Street ends flat as investors take a breather
- nbcnews.com, 12 February 2013, Thomson Reuters
Winter takes a breather on a warm January weekend
- recordonline.com, 14 January 2013, Pauline Liu
Which of the following English idioms also means the same thing as to take a breather, i.e. ❛to take a break❜?
a) to take five
b) to break up
c) to give it a rest
d) to break the ice
Check your answer here.