below (one's) breath

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below (one's) breath

Quietly. Often used to describe an aside that one has muttered. What did you just said below your breath? Come on, say it to my face! He's always saying things below his breath, and it gets on my nerves! Why can't he just speak up with some confidence?
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There is even a humorous tone, to which I say four-letter words below my breath. I don't care if Zimbabweans have lived for years without electricity.