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Meaning of "Breathe one's last"



 
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Meaning of "Breathe one's last" #1 (permalink) Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:54 am   Meaning of "Breathe one's last"
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #8 "From Shakespeare originally", question 4

I'm afraid that my poor old car has finally breathed its last.

(a) stopped working
(b) stopped trying
(c) stopped flying
(d) stopped turning

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #8 "From Shakespeare originally", answer 4

I'm afraid that my poor old car has finally stopped working.

Correct answer: (a) stopped working
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Meaning of "Breathe one's last" #2 (permalink) Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:14 am   Meaning of "Breathe one's last"
 

Breathe one's last = die, cease operating.
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