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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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I wish the SOBs were not near any neighborhood where peopletake or raise children.
Suspecting that SOBS had indeed, attracted the attention of the US equivalent of 'Big Brother' Mr Goodall asked: 'What interest has the USAAF-US Military in the Save Our Building Societies campaign?
Directed to SOBS by a bereavement councillor, Mrs Williams says just talking to someone over the phone helped immensely.
The cost of keeping in contact with the 1,000 people on the Sobs mailing list and sending out regular press releases is expensive, and many supporters are elderly people living on small pension or fixed incomes, St Albans-based Mr Goodall said.
And she did - with her husband bursting into heart-wrenching sobs.
THE distraught sobs of Maxine Carr were played to the Soham murder trial today as she told her lover's mother: "I don't understand why this had to happen.
Mr Bob Goodall, SOBS campaign co-ordinator, said: "We wanted to stop the drive towards conversion and hoped to be able to put a number of resolutions along those lines to the society's AGM.
Aside from e sobs from relatives, the courtroom was virtually silent: The judge issued a gag order that barred the attorneys and families from discussing the case.
CORONATION Street's Gail McIntyre buries her head in her hands and sobs at the funeral of her new husband.
Sobs launched its action against the society after the Midshires refused to hold a second meeting of members to discuss "demutualisation" - a takeover by the Halifax.
Wracked by sobs, Cher eulogized her ex-husband Sonny Bono on Friday as ``the most unforgettable character,'' and told a unique gathering of mourners from Hollywood and Washington how the entertainer-turned-congressman beat the odds with his joking personality.
Sobs wanted to put resolutions concerning mutuality and job guarantees for Midshires' staff to the same special general meeting at which the Halifax bid was voted on last December.