air (one's) lungs

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air (one's) lungs

1. To use profane language. Mike always airs his lungs when he's frustrated. Please stop airing your lungs in front of the children!
2. To chat or gossip. That group of women gets together at the diner every Saturday night to have coffee and air their lungs.
See also: air, lung

air one's lungs

 
1. Rur. to swear. Don't pay those old cowboys no mind. They're just airin' the lungs. I could tell John was working on his old car 'cause I could hear him out in the garage, airin' his lungs. 2. Rur. to talk, gossip, or brag. The ladies just love to air their lungs whenever they get together.
See also: air, lung
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Now most of us understand the implications of habits such as smoking (and passive smoking); when we breathe polluted air our lungs have to work overtime to filter out any oxygen to fuel the body.
WITHIN 72 hours, lung airways relax, making it easier to breathe and the volume of air our lungs can hold increases.
WITHIN 72 hours lung airways relax, making it easier to breathe and the volume of air our lungs can hold increases.