breath of fresh air

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a welcome relief

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The fact is that I felt as though I were choking, and had a perfect longing for a breath of fresh air. I really think that I should have fainted if I had not gone out.
I see no objection to your getting a breath of fresh air the first thing in the morning, or the last thing at night.
The choking fumes of falsehood had taken him by the throat--the thought of being condemned to struggle on and on in that tainted atmosphere without the hope of ever renewing his strength by a breath of fresh air.
He had come out for a moment, he said, 'to get a breath of fresh air.' The expression sounded wonderfully odd, with its suggestion of sedentary desk-life.
But Breath of Fresh Air Products has challenged the notion that mountain-top water is ideal.
It's a breath of fresh air to be able to start somewhere new.
SUSPECTS (Channel 5, Wednesday, 10pm) THIS cops and robbers drama turnedout to be a breath of fresh air when it debuted in January with the cast including Fay Ripley, Clare-Hope Ashitey and Damien Molony creating their own dialogue based on a detailed plot description.
I think that Fifa needs a breath of fresh air. In 2011 he asked for our support (Uefa's) and told us that that would be his last term..."
In an age when the first thought of a celebrity is how much can I get from a deal to sell the photos to a magazine, Lily - 16 weeks' pregnant - is a breath of fresh air.
WHAT a breath of fresh air the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are for the Royal Family.
It is an outstanding work - a real breath of fresh air that makes very enjoyable reading.
"This is why Morocco is calling for building the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) and opening borders with Algeria which will bring a real breath of fresh air to our economies," he said.
He's a breath of fresh air. I don't think he's missed a training session and he turns up for most of the functions commercially."
Both were a breath of fresh air. It's all so unbelievably sad.
What a breath of fresh air when I saw your super feature, "Our Artists' Brush with Spring" [March/April] and the editorial by Richard Artridge!