the kiss of life

the kiss of life
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  • the kiss of life — UK / US noun 1) if something such as a business or project is given the kiss of life, it starts to become more successful again 2) mouth to mouth resuscitation …   English dictionary

  • give someone the kiss of life — give (someone) the kiss of life British & Australian to help someone who has stopped breathing to breathe again by blowing into their mouth and pressing their chest. A doctor who had witnessed the accident gave the victim the kiss of life but… …   New idioms dictionary

  • give the kiss of life — give (someone) the kiss of life British & Australian to help someone who has stopped breathing to breathe again by blowing into their mouth and pressing their chest. A doctor who had witnessed the accident gave the victim the kiss of life but… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) kiss of life — …   Useful english dictionary

  • kiss of life — noun singular MAINLY BRITISH 1. ) the kiss of life mouth to mouth resuscitation 2. ) if something such as a business or project is given the kiss of life, it starts to become more successful again …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • The Conflicts of Life — Directed by Victor Sjöström Mauritz Stiller Written by Peter Lykke Seest Starring Nils Ahrén Cinematograph …   Wikipedia

  • kiss of life — noun an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration; the first treatment for a person who has collapsed and has no pulse and has stopped breathing; attempts to restore circulation of the blood and prevent …   Useful english dictionary

  • kiss of life — N SING: the N If you give someone who has stopped breathing the kiss of life, you put your mouth onto their mouth and breathe into their lungs to make them start breathing again. [BRIT] Julia was given the kiss of life but she could not be… …   English dictionary

  • kiss of life — noun 1 give sb the kiss of life especially BrE to make someone start breathing again by blowing air into their lungs when they have almost drowned etc 2 something that helps you continue an activity that you thought would fail: a grant that was a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • kiss of life — noun Mouth to mouth resuscitation. The lifeguard pulled the man out of the lake and gave him the kiss of life …   Wiktionary

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