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SOB

shortness of breath.

SOB

abbreviation for short of breath.

SOB

Shortness of breath. See Dyspnea.

sob,

n a short, convulsive inspiration, attended by contraction of the diaphragm and spasmodic closure of the glottis.
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He said: "Since Adam's death our mission has been to raise awareness surrounding mental health issues and supporting charities like SOBS.
If you are struggling to cope with the loss of a loved one to suicide you can call the SOBS helpline on 0300 1115065.
It is iniquitous that at this serious time Sobs has to concentrate not on saving mutuals but on saving ourselves.
HAPPY Joe and Gail enjoy their recent wedding GRIEF Newlywed Gail sobs as she bids farewell to husband Joe McIntyre.
The 358 members of the Bradford & Bingley who actively supported SOBS will be the basis of a sustained fightback for mutuality that our campaign will wage right up to the crucial vote to convert in the summer," Mr Goodall said.
Sobs co-ordinator Mr Bob Goodall said: "I recognise I have personal difficulty in giving up.
Writing to Mr Bob Goodall, co-ordinator of the Sobs campaign, the Midshires said that its board had considered the request for a second SGM and concluded that "it has no duty under its rules to hold a further meeting of members on resolutions which are p roposed for frivolous or vexatious purposes.
Although the SOBS campaign against the society giving up mutuality has enough support to hold a second special general meeting, organisers claim that "members democracy is being stymied by the need to present a deposit of at least pounds 5,000 to Midshir es to hold the meeting.
It was while briefing his fellow press corps members after touring the flimsy hull of the grotesquely damaged Murrah building that O'Neil broke down in sobs.
The pressure group, SOBS, has now achieved its target of finding at least 100 members of the building society to endorse its request.
Another Lana Turner oldie, but I can still remember the heartbreaking sobs of Sara Jane at her mother's funeral.
But Sobs has already started the campaign to persuade members not to accept the Halifax offer.