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He turned abruptly to the left and, holding his breath, stood against the wall.
Rostov, holding his breath, looked round at the borzois.
Imam Eldio Gulisan has recently clocked in a personal record of 5:01 minutes of holding his breath in the static apnea event held in Moalboal a few weeks ago.
Scott was allegedly told by farm manager Andrew Stocker, 57, to select apples while holding his breath, a process known as "scuba diving" at the Blackmoor Estate, near Liss, Hants.
He told investigators he fainted while holding his breath as he passed through the tunnel.
The "Hammer Home Your Opinion" ad in each issue shows a guy holding his breath while swinging a sledgehammer.
When he stops panting and closes his mouth, he is "holding his breath." Then, when you see his nostrils flare, he is breathing.
If Tony Blair is holding his breath, it is apparent only because he sleeps like a baby.
TEARY-EYED David Blaine looked like a big drip after failing to set a new record for holding his breath underwater.
As illusionist David Blaine last night prepared to smash a world record by holding his breath for nine minutes a leading water safety charity has criticised his latest stunt.
Stunt artist David Blaine, above, was pulled from an aquarium in New York by divers nearly two minutes short of his world record goal for holding his breath underwater.
STUNT artist David Blaine (below) was pulled from an aquarium in New York by divers nearly two minutes short of his goal of setting a world record for holding his breath underwater.
ROBERT Croft has offered his services to England - but he won't be holding his breath for a call-up.
Pierce is holding his breath, however, waiting to see whether the current release of pressure will result in a violent explosion at the surface.
If he keeps holding his breath, he may turn purple or blue.