: ux|en|The karate instructor said "air is the one thing you cant go five minutes without; when you spar, you have to remember to breathe."
: ux|en|The flock of birds took to the air.
: ux|en|There was a tension in the air which made me suspect an approaching storm.
: ux|en|to give it an air of artistry and [[sophistication]]
*: Smalling’s quick one-two of yellow cards towards the end of the first half had left an air of inevitability about what would follow and, if anything, it was probably a surprise that City restricted themselves to Sergio Agüero’s goal bearing in mind another of United’s defenders, Marcos Rojo, was taken off on a stretcher early in the second half with a dislocated shoulder.
*: The girl stooped to pluck a rose, and as she bent over it, her profile was clearly outlined. She held the flower to her face with a long-drawn inhalation, then went up the steps, crossed the piazza, opened the door without knocking, and entered the house with the air of one thoroughly at home.
*: "He is very plain, undoubtedly--remarkably plain:--but that is nothing compared with his entire want of gentility. I had no right to expect much, and I did not expect much; but I had no idea that he could be so very clownish, so totally without air. I had imagined him, I confess, a degree or two nearer gentility."
: ux|en|putting on airs
*: "If I," said Mr. Collins, "were so fortunate as to be able to sing, I should have great pleasure, I am sure, in obliging the company with an air; for I consider music as a very innocent diversion, and perfectly compatible with the profession of a clergyman..."
: ux|en|Could you turn on the air?
: ux|en|Hey, did you mean to leave the airs on all week while you were on vacation?
: Its getting quite [[stuffy]] in this room: lets open the windows and air it.
*: Thus, in spite of all opposition, the rural and urban assemblies retained the germ of local government, and in spite of the dual control, as the result of which much of their influence was nullified, they did have a certain value in airing abuses and suggesting improvements.