To take breath

to stop, as from labor, in order to breathe or rest; to recruit or refresh one's self.
- Dryden.

See also: Take

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In the recital, she sang a couple of Schubert pieces, and took breaths where you are "not allowed" to take breaths. Nobody cared.