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gasp

1. verb breathe in quickly2. verb say3. verb try to breathe4. noun quick deep breath5. noun violent effort to breathe
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1 verb breathe in quickly INTRANSITIVEcnead a ligeanhe gasped with the pain lig sé cnead leis an bpian, bhain an phian an anáil dethe news made her gasp bhain an scéala cnead aistithe children gasped with delight lig na páistí cnead astu le háthas 2 verb say TRANSITIVE'Nurse!' she gasped. 'A bhanaltra!' ar sise ag ligean cnead aisti.
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3 verb try to breathe INTRANSITIVEbheith ag iarraidh an anáil a fháil leathe was gasping for breath ní raibh a anáil ag teacht leis, ní raibh puth dá anáil aigeshe came in sweating and gasping tháinig sí isteach ag bárcadh allais agus rite as anáil 4 noun quick deep breathcnead fem  c m usmeach masc  c m ua gasp came from his throat tháinig snag óna scornachshe gave a gasp of horror when she saw it lig sí cnead uafáis nuair a chonaic sí é, baineadh an anáil di le huafás nuair a chonaic sí é 5 noun violent effort to breathecnead fem  c m usnag masc3  c m usmeach masc  c m uI stood up for a gasp of air sheas mé suas le bolgam aeir a fháilher breath was coming in gasps bhí an anáil ina snaganna léi, bhí séideán inti
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last gasp

1 end of sthit's the last gasp of the party tá an páirtí ar an dé deiridha last gasp intervention idirghabháil ag an nóiméad deiridhthey scored a last gasp equaliser chothromaigh siad an scór ag fíordheireadh an chluiche 2 last breathsmeach deireanachshe's at her last gasp tá sí sna smeachanna deireanacha, tá sí ar an dé deiridh