v.involuntarily stop breathing; lose consciousness
He cried until it lost consciousness.
She fell over and almost stopped breathing.
v.hold one's breath
The doctor held her breath and walked quietly towards the patient's bed.
She heard the news with bated breath.
- "闭" and "气" can be combined as one word, or be used separately with other elements inserted.
He stumbled, involuntarily stopping breathing.
Holding his breath, he sneaked up on her.