gasp

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgɑːsp/, /ˈgæsp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/gæsp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(gasp, gäsp)


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gasp

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. let out a gasp (when)
  2. a gasp of [surprise, pleasure, delight]
  3. a gasp of [terror, horror, pain, fright]
  4. what was that gasp for?
  5. in a gasp of [surprise]
  6. a gasp in [awe, horror, amazement] (of)
  7. heard a gasp
  8. [the, her] words came out in gasps
  9. a gasp came from the [crowd, audience] (when)
  10. [confessed, owned up] at the last gasp
v
  1. gasped when he [saw, heard, imagined] [it]
  2. gasped in [pain, horror, shock, astonishment]
  3. gasped [out loud, audibly, loudly]
  4. she was gasping for [breath, air]
  5. gasped her last breath
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