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bad breath

This page is about the collocation bad breath

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

breath that doesn't smell nice

For example

  • The worst thing about my new boyfriend is his bad breath.

  • Your breath wouldn't be so bad if you cleaned your teeth more often.

Quick Quiz

If someone's got bad breath, it means

a. they can't blow hard

b. their breath smells bad

c. their lungs are damaged

Contributor: Matt Errey