breathe easy

breathe easy

to assume a relaxed state after a stressful period. After this crisis is over, I'll be able to breathe easy again. He won't be able to breathe easy until he pays off his debts.
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breathe easy

to relax Baseball fans can breathe easy now that the players' strike is over.
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breathe easy

Also, breathe easily or freely . Relax, feel relieved from anxiety, stress, or tension. For example, Now that exams are over with, I can breathe easy, or Whenever I'm back in the mountains, I can breathe freely again. This idiom originally (late 1500s) was put as breathe again, implying that one had stopped breathing (or held one's breath) while feeling anxious or nervous. Shakespeare had it in King John (4:2): "Now I breathe again aloft the flood." The variant dates from the first half of the 1800s.
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com) has announced a pollution-catching air filter, the Breathe Easy Air Filtering System, for office property managers or facility engineers who want to stop the spread of pollutants and microorganisms which lurk in corporate buildings, spreading disease and contamination.
They didn't breathe easy until reserve guard Marco McCain made two free throws with 12.
Support in the city includes Breathe Easy, a forum for those suffering from lung conditions to meet and share with other patients.
Breathe Easy South yneside, part of the ritish Lung Foundation's upport network, will be fficially opened during he afternoon and will hold egular meetings at St regory's Church Hall very 3rd Friday.
Shirley, who has worked in the hospital's lung function unit since 1997, was nominated for the award by friend and colleague Denise Yates for her work at the Trust and with the Dudley and District Breathe Easy Group.
The Liverpool-based Baby Breathe Easy initiative is one of nine schemes, part of the British Lung Foundation parents support groups, being set up across the country.
The event will raise money for the British Lung Foundation, which has designated June 11-18 as national Breathe Easy Week.
Members of the Breathe Easy Club, based at the hospital, and other campaign groups asked Mr Williams to highlight the need for more cash in Parliament.
The program, which is especially designed for women who want to quit smoking, originated as part of a wider health promotion project at the University of Vermont -- "The Breathe Easy 'Quit Smoking Get-Away Weekend.
Pain Solutions(SM) joins the Medical Mutual SuperWell programs currently offered, including BabyLink, Breathe Easy, Diabetes Advantage and Heart Sense.
Anyone attending the new Breathe Easy group can be sure of a sympathetic ear, because it is run by fellow sufferers.
Breathe Easy South Tyneside, part of the British Lung Foundation's support network, will be officially opened during the afternoon and will hold regular meetings at St Gregory's Church Hall every third Friday of the month.
Specialist equipment is set to help young patients breathe easy thanks to fundraising from a Tees Valley company.
As part of the third World COPD Day on Wednesday, campaigners from the Breathe Easy group will be raising awareness.