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come up for air

Slang definitions & phrases for come up for air

come up for air

verb phrase

To pause, take a break: been at this since 8 and need to come up for air


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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