A story can be told pages, in years, in a breath, in a gesture, or even a single look. In this case, it takes two sentences.
He told me just to stop and take a breath. As if my drowning was by choice.
Determined that her first day as a radio DJ at the oldies station was going to be positively perfect, with no trip ups or faux pas or any umms or ahs, she studied the play sheet with all the artists’ names on it.
Taking a deep breath, her very first one over the air, she proudly announced the forthcoming song by her favorite twosome:Simon and Fargunkel.
Whenever John walks past me,i catch my breath. Whenever he walks past John, John catches his breath.