gasp noun

ADJ. big, great | little, short, small | quick, sharp, sudden | loud | low | audible | shocked | strangled | involuntary

VERB + GASP give, let out | stifle | bring The stunt brought shocked gasps from the audience. | hear | take (in) taking in great gasps of air

GASP + VERB escape sb

PREP. between ~s ‘Listen carefully,’ he said, between gasps of breath. | in ~s He leant against the railing, his breath coming in short gasps. | with a ~ She spun round with a little gasp of delight. | ~ of > Note at SOUND