|breath of fresh air
||(See a breath of fresh air)
|breath of wind
||(See a breath of wind)
|breathe a sigh of relief
||feel relieved after a time of worry
||When we saw the children were safe, we breathed a sigh of relief.
|breathe down my neck
||watch everything I do, follow me as I work
||It's difficult to work with him breathing down my neck.
||relax, breathe slower, stop worrying
||Mother said, "I won't breathe easy until this plane is on the ground!"
||(See a brick)
|bridge the gap
||help people communicate, mediate
||When the staff and the manager fight, I try to bridge the gap.
||intelligent, brainy, sharp
||I left the water running. That wasn't a very bright thing to do.
|bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
||frisky, lively, full of life
||Perry is bright-eyed and bushy-tailed tonight. He looks rested.
|bring an end to
||(See put an end to)