take a breather : Idioms in English

take a breather

Take a break
After two hours of exams, Gemma was relieved to be able to take a breather.

take a breather Meaning(s)

  • (v) take a short break from one's activities in order to relax

take a breather in News

  1. Stocks sink 1%

    Stocks fell sharply Tuesday, but some say that may actually be healthy. "With stocks at this level, it's not the worst thing in the world to take a breather for a month or two," said Dan Greenhaus, market strategist at BTIG. The Dow Jones Industrial ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley

  2. Stocks End Flat in Choppy Session; Apple Slips

    Stocks closed narrowly mixed in choppy trading Monday, as investors seemed to take a breather following last week's sharp rally and amid worries over when the Fed might scale back its stimulus program.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: CNBC

  3. Hear Foxygen's Guitarist Go Solo (With White Fence) on 'Faces'

    Foxygen's Jonathan Rado will take a breather from his main gig this fall when he issues his debut solo album. The LP, titled Law and Order , is due September 3 via Woodsist. So far, the 23-year-old Californian has confirmed several song titles: "Seven Horses," "Hand in Mine," "Looking 4a Girl Like U," "I Wood," "All the Lights Went Out in Georgia," and "Pot of Gold...
    on June 7, 2013 Source: Spin

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