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He gave a sigh of relief.

A sigh fell from her lips.

Tom let out a sigh of relief.

She gave out a sigh of relief.

Tom breathed a sigh of relief.

We all breathed a sigh of relief.

Together we breathed a sigh of relief.

The old woman smiled with a sigh of relief.

He let out a sigh when the job was finished.

Everybody in the room let out a sigh of relief.

She felt a sigh of relief when the work was done.

Informed of her safety, he breathed a sigh of relief.

She felt a sigh of relief when she got the work done.

She heaved a sigh of relief when she heard the good news.

Informed of his safety, the manager breathed a sigh of relief.

Informed of their safety, the premier breathed a sigh of relief.

Notice the difference between a sigh of relief and a sigh of grief.

And then I breathe a sigh from melancholy in being unable to do anything about it.

Take gifts with a sigh most men give to be paid.
(Irish proverb)

Take gifts with a sigh; most men give to be paid.
(Irish proverb)

The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.
(Minna Antrim)

Take gifts with a sigh because most men give in order to be paid.
(Irish proverb)

Manhattan is a breathing a sigh of relief.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Bowlers everywhere will be breathing a sigh of relief.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Von Miller's new deal means a sigh of relief in Denver. Read on for more!
(Forbes - Business, )

When the Clippers got the news on the injury front Monday, there was a sigh of relief.
(Broderick Turner in Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Customers on Verizon’s grandfathered unlimited data plans can heave a sigh of relief.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Joe Maddon was shaking hands with postgame well-wishers when he finally let out a sigh.
(UPI - News, )

The members of Wells Fargo's Wholesale and Payments team around me let out a sigh of relief.
(Forbes - Technology, )

They are probably breathing a sigh of relief since White House and State Department officials...
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

News out of Washington, D.C. today may have given NFL fans in San Diego and Buffalo a sigh of relief.
(Forbes - Business, )

Planetary scientists are breathing a sigh of relief as NASA’s MAVEN mission to Mars has been cleared for takeoff.
(Amina Khan in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Google and the Android partners can breath a sigh of relief (but the tiger could still be woken in time for Christmas).
(Forbes - Technology, )

Health officials breathed a sigh of relief Monday that the first U.S. case of a mysterious viral illness has not spread.
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

The majority of Scottish academics will have greeted the “no” vote in the Scottish referendum with a sigh of relief.
(The Independent - Education, )

Most sports fans breathed a sigh of relief when the NFL saga known as "Deflategate" was finally put to rest two months ago.
(CNN - World Sport, )

ERA might be breathing a sigh of relief after six months of suspended processing at the site in Kakadu, but not everyone is happy.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

It wasn't until Al Gore stepped off the plane that Don Henry, Ben Oquist, Andrew Crook and John Clements breathed a sigh of relief.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

“I’m still trying to process this,” she said, letting out a sigh, sitting on her chair in the interview area, adding later,...
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

What looked like a troubling turn of misfortune among Ducks forwards Thursday night transformed into a sigh of relief Friday morning.
(Lance Pugmire in Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

Richmond are breathing a sigh of relief with forward Tyrone Vickery cleared of any structural damage after injuring a knee in the VFL.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Fremantle midfielder Anthony Morabito was breathing a sigh of relief after scans cleared him of any major damage to his dodgy left knee.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Some had tears in their eyes, some gave a sigh of relief, some waved flags and some simply put a cross in a box and crossed their fingers.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka breathed a sigh of relief after claiming his place in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Monday.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

BSkyB investors breathed a sigh of relief after challenge from BT for armchair sports fans failed to slow the satellite broadcaster's growth.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Rafa Benitez breathed a sigh of relief after David Luiz's last-gasp free kick put Chelsea within touching distance of the Europa League final.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

In 2012, when the Supreme Court of India banned iron ore mining in the coastal state of Goa, fisherman Suresh Parab breathed a sigh of relief.
(Parth M.N. in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

An Olympic curling champion is breathing a sigh of relief after RCMP in Boyle, Alta., recovered his championship ring from the 2014 Sochi Games.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Collingwood are breathing a sigh of relief after ruckman Brodie Grundy was cleared of any significant damage following a head knock at training.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Investors breathed a sigh of relief that Britain’s biggest clothing chain was at last able to say that its troubled womenswear ranges had improved.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

North Melbourne are breathing a sigh of relief with important forward Drew Petrie escaping serious damage after copping a knock a knee against Sydney.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Sebastian Vettel and Christian Horner were both left breathing a sigh of relief as Red Bull finally displayed signs of their world champion credentials.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

JOHN EDWARDS AT GOODISON PARK: Romelu Lukaku heaved a sigh of relief after rediscovering his touch and keeping Everton in contention for a European place.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Roger Federer breathed a sigh of relief after surviving an early deficit and an injury scare to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

Fans and authorities in Brazil breathed a sigh of relief as the World Cup ended without any major off-the-field incidents, and without an Argentine victory.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

There was a sigh of relief at the Montreal Canadiens practice rink when goalie Carey Price skated out and began his usual game day routine on Monday morning.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Investors in the troubled mining and commodities trading giant breathed a sigh of relief after 37 lenders agreed to refinance its £5.9billion credit facility.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Canadian expats living in Puerto Vallarta are breathing a sigh of relief after hurricane Patricia passed over the Mexican city with a whimper instead of a howl.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

It was with a sigh of relief that I heard the giant Osymandias “Mother Canada” was going to be built on the east side of Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Residents in the village of Varteg have breathed a sigh of relief after narrowly avoided having their town's name changed to Farteg by Welsh language campaigners.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Catalan Dragons were breathing a sigh of relief tonight after scrum-half Scott Dureau declared himself fine following a health scare during their clash with Widnes.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

EXCLUSIVE: David Denton breathes a sigh of relief when he thinks back to the freak collision with Paul O’Connell’s hip that nearly put paid to his World Cup dream.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Medical marijuana users who grow their own plants breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday as the Federal Court ruled it was unconstitutional to prevent them from doing so.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Doctors,advocates and patients breathed a sigh of relief Thursday when the Supreme Court upheld one of the most important provisions of Obamacare: the federal subsidies.
(NBC News Health, )

Oil prices tumbled and global stock markets advanced, as investors breathed a sigh of relief over a diplomatic proposal that stood to delay military action against Syria.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

When the full extent of child abuse in the South Yorkshire town of Rotherham was revealed this week, a sigh of recognition was quickly followed by a sharp gasp of horror.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The France striker said he had breathed a sigh of relief after scoring the first goal in Euro 2016 and wished the boos he has faced throughout his career would now go away.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

PAUL NEWMAN: Alastair Cook sat back in his chair at Lord’s on Wednesday, smiled and breathed a sigh of relief when his latest interrogation on Kevin Pietersen came to an end.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Edin Dzeko breathed a sigh of relief at the final whistle of Manchester City's -0 win over Stoke at the Etihad after the Bosnian striker missed an open goal from two yards out.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Hawaiians coping with power outages and toppled trees from Tropical Storm Iselle breathed a sigh of relief Sunday as Hurricane Julio passed hundreds of miles north of the islands.
(Maya Srikrishnan in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The FTSE 100 rises more than 1% as investors breathed a sigh of relief over Bank of England plans for capital reserves and welcomed news of a stimulus boost from the Bank of Japan.
(BBC News - Business, )

A terrified Pennsylvania community heaved a sigh of relief Thursday when police arrested Eric Frein after a long manhunt, and detained him at the same barracks he allegedly ambushed.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

She found a seat in the morning rush-hour crush and opened the newspaper with a sigh of relief to read about London’s successful bid for the 2012 Olympics, announced the day before.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Formula One breathed a sigh of relief in the sunny early Saturday morning at Melbourne when Sauber's former Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde abandoned his legal action against the team.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

NEIL ASHTON: Every time there is an England squad announcement, the coaching staff at Crystal Palace scan the list of players picked by Roy Hodgson and breathe a sigh of disappointment.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Shaking to samba and sharing reflections in uniquely Brazilian ways, Olympians and fans said goodbye to the Rio Games with one last big bash that was both revelatory and a sigh of relief.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Defenceman Yannick Weber scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period as the Vancouver Canucks breathed a sigh of relief with a -1 win over the Calgary Flames on the Saturday night.
(The Canadian Press in CBC Sports, )

MATT BARLOW AT THE EMIRATES: His strikers were on target and Arsene Wenger enjoyed a sigh of relief as Arsenal recorded their first home win of the campaign against Stoke City on Saturday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A Cole Harbour, N.S., family is breathing a sigh of relief now that their three-year-old Boston terrier, who went missing after their home was broken into, has been returned in good health.
(David Irish in CBC News - Canada, )

The man in charge of organizing Liberal votes in the House of Commons was breathing a sigh of relief Monday after narrowly averting disaster on the government's proposed Air Canada legislation.
(Joanna Smith in CBC News - Politics, )

Shaking to samba and expressing a sense of longing with uniquely Brazilian words, Olympians and fans said goodbye to the Rio Games with one last big bash that was both revelatory and a sigh of relief.
(The Denver Post - Sports, )

As Box shares climbed 12% in after-hours trading after the company posted an earnings beat on Wednesday, traders and shareholders in enterprise startups could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief.
(Forbes - Technology, )

When the Supreme Court on Monday sent Fisher v. University of Texas, an affirmative action case, back to the lower court for a second look, supporters of race-conscious policies breathed a sigh of relief.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The dreaded banner returned over Anfield as Liverpool’s Premier League fixture against Crystal Palace got underway, but Brendan Rodgers will have breathed a sigh of relief once he caught sight of what it said.
(The Independent - Football, )

Louis County breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday after a night of protests in Ferguson remained relatively peaceful, despite an occasionally restive crowd and more than 140 arrests, largely for civil disobedience.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

E-cigarette makers breathed a sigh of relief Thursday as the FDA avoided a heavy-handed approach to regulating the fast-growing alternative to traditional smokes, likely paving the way for stepped up investments.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The Clippers escaped this time, but barely, heaving a sigh of relief when a missed jumper by DeMarcus Cousins off an inbounds play sealed their -102 victory over the Sacramento Kings at Staples Center on Saturday.
(Helene Elliott in Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Investors were breathing a sigh of relief after the stock market rebounded from its lows during the day Wednesday, but they also were warning that financial markets aren’t out of the woods yet, writes E.S. Browning.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Mexicans breathed a sigh of relief as Patricia weakened to a tropical depression after landing on the Pacific Coast as one of the most powerful hurricanes on record, but without causing any major damage or casualties.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

After receiving the preapproval on your home loan — the anxiously awaited first big step toward homeownership — you likely breathed a sigh of relief that the official “proving yourself” part of the process was over.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

As Chris Wood wheeled away after salvaging a -2 draw for Leicester City against Everton this afternoon, the majority of the 31,603 supporters who were crammed into the King Power Stadium collectively breathed a sigh of relief.
(The Independent - Football, )

No sooner had Toronto personal finance writer Kerry K. Taylor exhaled a sigh of relief that her daughter would be out of daycare and starting kindergarten in the fall than she realized entirely new expenses would soon be cropping up.
(Aleksandra Sagan in CBC News - Business, )

The business community is breathing a sigh of relief in reaction to the news that the Quebec Liberals have been swept back into power, with the loonie moving to its highest level in two months and cautious optimism on the stock market.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Beset by uncertainty over the political situation in Greece, or the oil price wars raging between the US and Middle East, the FTSE closed its last full day of trading in 2014 with a sigh and a whimper, waiting to see what a new year offers.
(The Independent - Business, )

Entrepreneurs in the fledgling drone industry breathed a sigh of relief Monday after federal regulators finally issued proposed rules for flying the small robotic flying machines — a plan not as tough on commercial users as many had feared.
(Melody Petersen in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

It's not clear what compelled FIFA president Sepp Blatter to offer to step down only days after being re-elected amid a widening corruption scandal, but sponsors of the beautiful game are breathing a sigh of relief, sports marketing experts say.
(Pete Evans in CBC News - Business, )

Despite being a standup legend and a respected member of the comedy world, Canadian comedian and director David Steinberg still gave a sigh of relief upon hearing the first laugh at the debut screening of a new documentary profiling his remarkable career.
(CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Residents of Boston are breathing a sigh of relief as a special task force of federal investigators waits to question its prime suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who remains in hospital in "serious" condition with bullet wounds to his neck and leg.
(CBC News - World, )

With the threat of megastorm Juno taking down the entire east coast, Boston included, prices did in fact drop on the 26th, from a peak of $6,375 down to $5,762. With that shudder, buyers from coast to coast breathed a sigh of relief as the familiar ticket market script seem to be unfolding.
(Forbes - Business, )

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