Synonyms for breathing spell
- coffee break
- take ten
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BREATHING SPELL
The Germans had only stopped the struggle for a breathing spell.
And as the men were halted just then for a breathing spell, he gave him a bit of good advice.
There was a breathing spell, as the moose halted for a brief time.
No halt, only a breathing spell and, as I have predicted, we are on our way again.
"Might as well get off and give the horses a breathing spell, Bart," he said.
There was a temporary lull in the storm, a sort of breathing spell.
The Christians, glad of a breathing spell, quit almost as soon.
After a breathing spell Johnny was able to tell a connected story.
When a breathing spell came, the boys had their say about the lieutenant-general.
Meantime, if he could only have a breathing spell, some days of quiet.