Breathing Room

Welcome to English in a minute.We all need to breathe to live.And a room is a space in a house or building.So,what could this expression mean?Breathing Room.Have you finished that big project for your class,Anna?
No,I haven’t.But the professor gave the class two more weeks to finish.So now,I have a little breathing room.Well,that’s a relief.It’s always nice to have breathing room.Breathing room has a few meanings.It can mean giving someone enough space to relax and move comfortably.But in our example,Breathing room refers to relief from a source of pressure or stress.Anna now has more time to complete her project.And that’s English in a minute!

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