Breath vs. Breathe vs. Breadth

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What is the difference between breath and breathe?

Breath vs. Breathe vs. Breadth

Breath: respiration

Breathe (verb): to inhale and exhale

Breadth: width

   

Comments

3/5/2009 6:56:36 PM
namaste. said:

You take a breath when you breathe


4/9/2009 8:45:43 PM
sabel said:

Now, if only MSWord knew the difference... 8-p


8/27/2011 12:50:41 PM
Mrs.Ginny Potter said:

Thankyouthankyouthankyou!!! I could never get the difference...but then they don't teach LA at Hogwarts.

(Yeah, I'm a nerd. Deal with it.)


8/30/2011 12:31:43 PM
helen said:

So if breathe is the verb then presumable breath is the noun????




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