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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The test involves blowing forcefully into a tube connected to a spirometer, which measures how much air your lungs can hold and how fast you can exhale after taking a deep breath," Dr.
Tidal volume is the amount of air you regularly breathe in and out, and lung capacity is the maximum amount of air your lungs can hold.
You breathe hard into a tube connected to a spirometryr, which measures how much air your lungs can hold and how fast you can exhale after taking a deep breath.