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don't hold your breath

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don't hold your breath

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Don't count on a certain event or outcome; be patient and skeptical: Will Clinton's vague and toothless form of workfare dissolve the welfare-based underclass? Don't hold your breath (1960s+)


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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