breathalyse


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breathalyse

(ˈbrɛθəˌlaɪz) or

breathalyze

vb
(Law) (tr) to apply a Breathalyser test to (someone)

breathalyse


Past participle: breathalysed
Gerund: breathalysing

Imperative
breathalyse
breathalyse
Present
I breathalyse
you breathalyse
he/she/it breathalyses
we breathalyse
you breathalyse
they breathalyse
Preterite
I breathalysed
you breathalysed
he/she/it breathalysed
we breathalysed
you breathalysed
they breathalysed
Present Continuous
I am breathalysing
you are breathalysing
he/she/it is breathalysing
we are breathalysing
you are breathalysing
they are breathalysing
Present Perfect
I have breathalysed
you have breathalysed
he/she/it has breathalysed
we have breathalysed
you have breathalysed
they have breathalysed
Past Continuous
I was breathalysing
you were breathalysing
he/she/it was breathalysing
we were breathalysing
you were breathalysing
they were breathalysing
Past Perfect
I had breathalysed
you had breathalysed
he/she/it had breathalysed
we had breathalysed
you had breathalysed
they had breathalysed
Future
I will breathalyse
you will breathalyse
he/she/it will breathalyse
we will breathalyse
you will breathalyse
they will breathalyse
Future Perfect
I will have breathalysed
you will have breathalysed
he/she/it will have breathalysed
we will have breathalysed
you will have breathalysed
they will have breathalysed
Future Continuous
I will be breathalysing
you will be breathalysing
he/she/it will be breathalysing
we will be breathalysing
you will be breathalysing
they will be breathalysing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been breathalysing
you have been breathalysing
he/she/it has been breathalysing
we have been breathalysing
you have been breathalysing
they have been breathalysing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been breathalysing
you will have been breathalysing
he/she/it will have been breathalysing
we will have been breathalysing
you will have been breathalysing
they will have been breathalysing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been breathalysing
you had been breathalysing
he/she/it had been breathalysing
we had been breathalysing
you had been breathalysing
they had been breathalysing
Conditional
I would breathalyse
you would breathalyse
he/she/it would breathalyse
we would breathalyse
you would breathalyse
they would breathalyse
Past Conditional
I would have breathalysed
you would have breathalysed
he/she/it would have breathalysed
we would have breathalysed
you would have breathalysed
they would have breathalysed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.breathalyse - test someone's alcohol level in his blood by means of a breathalyzer
check - make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class"
Translations

breathalyse

breathalyze (US) [ˈbreθəlaɪz] VTsometer a la prueba de la alcoholemia or del alcohol

breathalyse

[ˈbreθəlaɪz] vtfaire subir l'alcootest® à

breathalyse

breathalyze (Am) [ˈbrɛθəˌlaɪz] vtsottoporre ad alcoltest or alla prova del palloncino (fam)
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BREATH tests are to be carried out on drinkers in pubs and clubs in Durham Six bars in Durham have signed up to a 12-week pilot which will see door staff and bar workers given the power to breathalyse any customers who they feel could be too drunk to be served alcohol.
Earlier this month it emerged that more than 40 bars and clubs across Birmingham had signed up to a scheme to breathalyse customers before they are allowed in.
They show that North Wales and Dyfed-Powys police forces breathalyse more drivers than anywhere else in England and Wales, when City of London figures - which are skewed by its low population and high traffic levels - are taken out.
The police should be given greater powers to breathalyse drivers at random, Kenny MacAskill has insisted.
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Windows were smashed and fires started at Ford open prison near Arundel, Sussex, after guards tried to breathalyse convicts to check for contraband alcohol.
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Insp Dean Reid said: "This is excellent news that no-one was over the limit and we will continue to breathalyse drivers throughout the county.
He added: "In the early hours, staf f tr ied to breathalyse a number of prisoners because they suspected they had been drinking.
A spokeswoman for the British Medical Association added: "Increasing the chances for police to breathalyse drivers will act as a strong deterrent.