with bated breath

gyakran használt, de helytelen formája: baited breath

jelentés / meaning:

visszatartott lélegzettel (vár valamit)

 if you wait for something with bated breath, you feel very excited or anxious while you are waiting

példák / examples:
  • They listened with bated breath for the announcement about the winner.
  • We stood there with bated  breath while the man hung on the side of the bridge.
  • We were waiting with bated breath for the prizes to be announced.
  • She waited with bated breath for their host to emerge from the shadows.
emerge= felbukkan, megjelenik,