EA: hold your breath

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Timmy123

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NYC
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How do we say this sentence in Egyptian Arabic?

The smell was so bad I had to hold my breath.

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  • cherine

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    Arabic (Egypt).
    We say كتمت نَفَسي , but I think it could be more natural in this context to say ما قدرتش آخد نَفَسي or ما قدرتش أتنفِّس .
     
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