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There's a lot more responsibility at home, so a tour is like the opposite for me. It's like a breath of fresh air.
Travis Barker

Meaning of "a breath of fresh air" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

a bad lot
a bad patch
a bad penny
a bag of bones
a bag of cats
a beam in one´s eye
a bed of roses
a big ask
a big fish in a small pond
a bird in the hand
a bit
a bit much
a bit of
a bit of all right
a bit of slap and tickle
a bit thick
a bolt from the blue
a bull in a china shop
A bursary
a capella

WORDS THAT END LIKE A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

castle in the air
clear the air
compressed air
fresh air
hot air
in the air
into thin air
light air
lighter than air
liquid air
off air
off the air
on the air
open air
out of thin air
sea air
take the air
up in the air
walk on air
with one´s nose in the air

Synonyms and antonyms of a breath of fresh air in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a breath of fresh air» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

Find out the translation of a breath of fresh air to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a breath of fresh air from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a breath of fresh air» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

对呼吸新鲜空气
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un soplo de aire fresco
570 millions of speakers

English

a breath of fresh air
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ताजा हवा की सांस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نفسا من الهواء النقي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

глоток свежего воздуха
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uma lufada de ar fresco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মুক্ত বাতাসের নিঃশ্বাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une bouffée d´air frais
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nafas udara segar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Hauch frischer Luft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一服の清涼剤
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

신선한 공기의 호흡
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ambegan hawa seger
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một hơi thở không khí trong lành
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புதிய காற்று மூச்சு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ताजा हवा एक श्वास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bir nefes taze hava
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una boccata d´ aria fresca
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Powiew świeżego powietrza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ковток свіжого повітря
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o gură de aer proaspăt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μια ανάσα φρέσκου αέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n asem van die vars lug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en frisk fläkt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

et pust av frisk luft
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a breath of fresh air

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A BREATH OF FRESH AIR»

The term «a breath of fresh air» is very widely used and occupies the 4.560 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A BREATH OF FRESH AIR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a breath of fresh air

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5 QUOTES WITH «A BREATH OF FRESH AIR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a breath of fresh air.
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Travis Barker
There's a lot more responsibility at home, so a tour is like the opposite for me. It's like a breath of fresh air.
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Rory Bremner
When I first met Tony Blair in 1996, he was open and idealistic, keen to bring a breath of fresh air to government. But something happened - was it just the arrogance of power? - that narrowed Labour's vision from purposeful reform and investment, to peevish and petulant pragmatism.
3
Justin Chon
Just be yourself. As an actor, you pretend all day - that's what the job calls for. So, when it comes to my personal life, a woman who keeps it real is a breath of fresh air.
4
Michel Martelly
I came into the music world in 1988 with a song called 'Ooh La La,' that was like a breath of fresh air in Haitian music.
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Amy Sedaris
You know when you watch old movies, it's always the small parts you remember, the character actors who come in like a breath of fresh air.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A BREATH OF FRESH AIR»

Discover the use of a breath of fresh air in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a breath of fresh air and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Breath of Fresh Air
From the Hardcover edition.
Amulya Malladi, 2007
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A Breath Of Fresh Air
Charlotte Lawrence, widowed at thirty-four, decides to return to all things pre-Peter, and that means moving back to the Cheshire village of her childhood.
Erica James, 2009
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Fresh Air: Trading Stale Spiritual Obligation for a ...
In Fresh Air, Chris Hodges, founder and senior pastor of Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Alabama, reveals how breath—the breath of God—is the essence of life as it’s meant to be.
Chris Hodges, 2012
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A Breath of Fresh Air: The Story of Belfast's Parks
A handsomely illustrated history of the over fifty parks in Belfast.
Robert Scott, 2000
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A Breath of Fresh Air: Birmingham's Open-Air Schools, 1911
This book records the School Medical Service's venture to develop six open-air schools when malnutrition and tuberculosis were rife in the early 20th century.
Frances Wilmot, Pauline A. Saul, 1998
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A Breath of Fresh Air: A Practical Guide for Filtering Out
The book is both informative & easily understood, & since it could be considered a useful reference guide it will appeal to a large section of the general public & to students.
LaRonna DeBraak, 1991
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Lena - A breath of fresh air for the European Song Contest
“Love, oh love...” has already been in everyone’s head in Germany for weeks, now it’s also in the head of all the 125 million viewers of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) 2010 in Oslo.
Katharina Hirmer, 2012
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Breath of Fresh Air: The State of Environmental Policy in Canada
Opening. the. Door. to. Environmental. Goods. and. Services. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Acknowledgments ...
Elizabeth Brubaker, Glenn Fox, Ross McKitrick..., 2008
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A Breath of Eyre
Emma Townsend, who sympathizes with the titular character in "Jane Eyre," finds herself lost in Jane's nineteenth-century world when a lightning storm catapults her right into Jane's body.
Eve Marie Mont, 2012
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The Unwritten Rules of PhD Research
This title, from Gordon Rugg and Marian Petre, discusses the unwritten rules of the academic world, the things people forget to tell you about doing a doctorate.
Gordon Rugg, Marian Petre, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A BREATH OF FRESH AIR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a breath of fresh air is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Spectator at war: A breath of fresh air
We are all familiar with the open-air treatment of various diseases, and particularly of tuberculosis, but no such startling lesson on the value of ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
The Era of the Matildas is a breath of fresh air
As the final curtain approaches in Canada, it's a time to reflect on the month that we've seen and experienced. By. Stuart Randall. 5 Jul 2015 - 10:47 AM ... «SBS - The World Game, Jul 15»
3
A breath of fresh air
What a breath of fresh air after a decade of these being ignored. The plan weaves several major issues into a cohesive whole, including climate ... «Winnipeg Free Press, Jul 15»
4
Coach's brutal honesty was a breath of fresh air
Certainly there was the odd misstep but those were rare and the truth is Walsh was a breath of fresh air among AFL coaches. He knew no other ... «The Age, Jul 15»
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Watching Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero swing a breath of
Watching Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero swing a breath of fresh air. By Neate Sager 36 minutes ago Eh Game · · · · · Content preferences ... «Yahoo Sports, Jul 15»
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New smoking rules breath of fresh air for outdoor diners
A BREATH of fresh air will sweep through the Northern Rivers from Monday as all commercial outdoor dining areas in NSW, including hotels, ... «Clarence Valley Daily Examiner, Jul 15»
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Opinion: BMW Sport Sedans Need a Breath of Fresh Air
This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to get a few hours behind the wheel of a 1988 E28 BMW 535is in Alpine White. Equipped with a ... «TFLcar.com, Jul 15»
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'Shah' and 'Dekh Magar Pyaar Say' unveil first looks
The teaser of Shah provides a breath of fresh air, given the number of local formula films that have been released to date. PHOTO: FILE. «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
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New CVG board arises out of scandal
"It's a breath of fresh air," Hamilton County Commissioner Greg Hartmann said. "That board has been reformed, and the airport is positioning ... «Cincinnati.com, Jun 15»
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Wakefield Wildcats: Trinity chief Smith aims to take advantage of …
“Sometimes a breath of fresh air is all that everyone needs. I hope this 10-day period has given us chance to freshen ourselves up and really ... «Wakefield Express, Jun 15»

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